Part 2 – Willson on Lakewood SportsPlex & TIF Documents

Today we continue with bond analyst Steve Willson’s commentary on the documents produced by the Village of Lakewood pursuant to my Freedom of Information Act request concerning the SportsPlex and Tax Increment Financing District: Notes on the Lakewood TIF FOIA … Continue reading

Being Transparent Doesn’t Molify Potential Lakewood SportsPlex Neighbors

Lakewood’s Village Board brought those proposing to build the Chicagoland SportsPlex to face the public Tuesday night, one week before zoning of it is to be considered. The main concern of those in Colleens Cote, who have a Huntley postal … Continue reading

Lakewood Village Trustee Gives View of SportsPlex Meeting

Below is the emailed letter that Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski sent concerning Tuesday’s meeting which resulted in the approval of annexation of additional property to the village, plus economic incentives to the McHenry County SportsPlex. The SportsPlex is probably … Continue reading

Lakewood Approves McHenry County SportsPlex

The Lakewood village board unanimously approved economic incentive and annexation ordinances that allow the $40 million, 165 acre McHenry County SportsPlex to proceed. The result is three happy guys, Lou Tenor, EnRico Heirman and Jack Porter, plus a plethora of … Continue reading