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									                                    D                         IALOGUE!
                                                                              LAKE FOREST

                                                                              APRIL . MAY 2008

                   M ayor’s Message
                   Whether economists      ($2,500,000) were not included, the    ■ Celebration of the 100th anniversary

                   call it a recession,    total increase would be 0.1%.            of Lake Forest Day; and
                   inflation or stag-      The average tax increase of the City’s ■ Continued economic development
flation, the bottom line is that our       portion of the tax bill for residents    efforts.
nation is facing economic uncertainty.     living in a home with a market value
Lake Forest has tended to be less                                                 (continued on page 2)
                                           of $850,000 is estimated at 1.89%
affected by the economic cycles than       or $47.
larger cities or those more dependent                                               FOCUS ON FINANCE
on sales tax, but it is important that     As in past years, the proposed
                                           FY2009 budget does not incorporate       Great News…
the City continue to “tighten its belt”
                                           any new or enhanced programs, but        The City recently received
throughout 2008.                                                                    word that Moody’s Investors
                                           initiatives underway that will be
That is why the proposed FY2009            completed are:                           Service has assigned an
budget focuses on completing               ■ Construction of new Municipal
                                                                                    “Aaa” rating to The City of
initiatives started this past year;                                                 Lake Forest’s $9.7 million General
                                             Services facility in Conway Park       Obligation Bonds, Series 2008.
responding to recent operational
                                             (funded in part by the sale of the     These bond proceeds will be used
pressures (snow removal); and                current Laurel/Western Avenue site);
remaining cautiously optimistic                                                     to finance a portion of the costs of
                                           ■ Identification of development          construction of a new Municipal
about future economic forecasts.
                                             parameters for the current             Services facility and certain
After months of close scrutiny and           Municipal Services site;               improvements to the City’s
discussion by the Council and staff,                                                Rt. 60 Community Park.
                                           ■ Engineering to upgrade Western
the proposed FY2009 budget is
                                             Avenue between Laurel and Vine         Concurrently, Moody’s has affirmed
balanced with all operating expendi-
                                             Avenues;                               the “Aaa” rating on the City’s $46.1
tures covered from current revenues                                                 million of outstanding general
                                           ■ Second phase improvements at the
and capital expenditures coming from                                                obligation unlimited tax debt. The
current revenues (including from the         Rt. 60 Community Park;
                                                                                    “Aaa,” Moody’s highest quality rating,
real estate transfer tax), proceeds from   ■ Completion of the Rt. 60 bridge
                                                                                    incorporates the City’s large and
the bond issuance (see table at right),      and intersection improvements          appreciating residential tax base with
and reserves in excess of the Council’s      (IDOT and Illinois Tollway);           extremely high wealth levels, strong
Fiscal Policy. The total budget will       ■ Identification of potential            and stable financial operations as
increase 22% compared to the FY2008          affordable housing sites;              evidenced by substantial reserves,
estimated actual budget. If the            ■ Improvements to the Waukegan
                                                                                    and a modest debt burden with
Municipal Services Center                    Road Settlers Square area to make it   limited future borrowing plans.
($18,939,000) and Rt. 60 road                pedestrian-friendly and promote the    –As reported by Moody’s Investors Service
and bridge improvement projects              businesses;

  IN THIS ISSUE            ■   Update on Proposed Budget           ■   Public Safety Tips       ■   Compost Center Hours
                           ■   Refuse Collection/Recycling News    ■   License/Permit Renewal   ■   Great Upcoming Events
C ity Updates
About 69% of our operating budget is personnel-related,       Water and Sewer staff will flush the City’s fire hydrants to
and this year we were able to maintain our “human             remove accumulated sediment buildup and improve water
capital” costs by not increasing the number of our            flow and quality throughout the water main system on:
employees. Our obligation is to ensure that the service
                                                              April 7–11       Between Western Avenue
levels we provide are aligned with resident expectations,
                                                                               (including Western Avenue)
so this is one area of the budget that will potentially be
                                                                               and Rt. 41 from the north
increased in future years.
                                                                               City limits to Old Elm Rd.
The City will continue to proactively respond to the
                                                              April 14–18 West of Rt. 41 from the
changing economic climate and, if necessary, identify cost
                                                                               north City limits to Rt. 60
reductions. I invite you to learn more about the budget
by visiting the “What’s New” page on the City’s web site.     April 21–25 West of Rt. 41 from Rt. 60 to Everett Rd.
The proposed budget will be considered for final approval     April 28–May 2 South of Everett Rd. west of Rt. 41
by the City Council on May 5.                                 You may experience a short period of water discoloration
                                                              during flushing and shortly thereafter. Though the water
                                                              may be discolored, it is safe to drink. However, until the
S. Michael Rummel                                             water runs clear, it is advisable to avoid washing clothes,
Mayor                                                         especially white fabrics. If any rust stains appear on your
                                                              wet laundry, do not dry the laundry. Please call the Water
LAKE FOREST DAY CENTENNIAL 2008                               and Sewer Section at 847.615.4231 or 847.615.4321, and
This year our community celebrates the 100th                  arrangements will be made to resolve the situation.
anniversary of Lake Forest Day. Some of the special           Once the hydrants in your neighborhood have been
activities being planned to mark this occasion are:           flushed, you should run cold water either from your
■ Thursday, July 31—Kickoff event in Market Square            basement’s utility sink or from a hose outside. This will
  with opening comments by the American Legion and            flush any rusty water out of your water service line. Never
  “Music in the Square” by The Derrick Stout Orchestra        run warm or hot water immediately after a hydrant has
■ Historic exhibits in Market Square and public buildings     been flushed, as this could lead to sediment getting into
■ Commemorative veterans’ activities
                                                              your hot water heater.
■ Saturday, August 2—“Family Beach Ball” at the beach
                                                              If you need additional information, please call the numbers
  under a tent with dinner, Gary Sinise’s Lieutenant Dan      above during regular business hours.
  Band, games, a spectacular water-ski show and fireworks     RENOVATION AT ELAWA FARM
■ Tuesday and Wednesday, August 5 and 6—Traditional
                                                              A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the Elawa Farm
  carnival, food and beer garden at West Park                 Renovation will be held in early May. Join us for refresh-
■ Wednesday, August 6—Expanded parade with Parade             ments and a chance to tour this one-of-a-kind refurbished
  Marshall Captain James Lovell, neighborhood floats and      gentleman’s farm designed by David Adler.
  marching bands                                              Visitors will be able to view newly renovated spaces for
Please visit www.lakeforestday.com to learn more about the    the Elawa Foundation Office, a visitors’ center, a kitchen
events or about the Lake Forest Day Foundation, established   learning center, new class and conference rooms, a seasonal
to ensure Lake Forest Day continues into the future.          garden market space, and the Garden Club Workshop. The
                                                              Wildlife Discovery Center will also be open in its new
                                                              space for rare reptiles and other wildlife. For further
A handy reference guide on services, facilities and           information, please contact Susan Banks at
important phone numbers for City services will soon be        bankss@cityoflakeforest.com.
mailed to all households. If you miss your copy in the
mail, please call the Public Information Office at
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Y ou Should Know
Renewal forms for City vehicle stickers and pet licenses     City crews will pick up yard waste that is placed in store-
that expire on April 30, 2008 have been sent out, as well    brand kraft paper bags if a City of Lake Forest yard waste
as the annual renewal forms for CBD parking permits.         sticker has been placed on each bag to be collected at the
Vehicle stickers, pet licenses and parking permits may be    curb. Stickers are $1 (sold in sheets of five) and can be
purchased online, by mail or in person at the Municipal      purchased at Sunset Foods, Jewel, Pasquesi Home and
Services Center.                                             Gardens, Lake Forest Hardware and the Municipal
New this year—Vehicle stickers must be purchased             Services Center. For important information on how to
and displayed by April 30, 2008 or a late penalty fee        prepare the yard waste for pickup, please visit “Refuse
of $37.50 will be applied beginning May 1, 2008, and         and Recycling” under “Services” on the City’s web site.
a citation may be issued.                                    MEMORIAL DAY COLLECTION
COMPOST/RECYCLING NEWS                                       There will be no refuse, recycling or yard waste collection
The Compost/Recycling Center (south side of Rt. 60           on Monday, May 26. The holiday week schedule will be:
just west of Waukegan Road) is open for resident use                        Monday collection on Tuesday
only on:                                                                  Tuesday collection on Wednesday
                 Saturdays 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                 Thursday collection on Thursday
                  Sundays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                     Friday collection on Friday
Residents may drop yard waste, unwanted household            For further information on refuse collection services,
items, metal cans, glass, plastics (#1–#7), newspapers,      please call the Sanitation Section automated phone
magazines, corrugated cardboard and office paper at          system at 847.615.4264. City offices will be closed on
the Center for recycling. Unacceptable items include         Monday, May 26. Police, fire and paramedic services
appliances with CFCs, asbestos, batteries, paints/           will continue to be available 24 hours daily.
chemicals, tires or food waste.                              LANDSCAPERS MUST BE REGISTERED
Residents using the site must display either a current       To protect our community and ensure proper
Lake Forest vehicle sticker or a Lake Forest resident        insurance is maintained, landscape mainte-
beach permit on their vehicle windshield. Driver’s           nance and arborist firms must now obtain
licenses will not be accepted as proof of residency. No      a license to work within the City limits. If
commercial contractor use of this facility is allowed. For   you are uncertain whether the firm you use
more information, please call the Sanitation Section at      is licensed, please remind them to register.
847.615.4264.                                                Application information and a list of registered
RECYCLING MAY BE EXPANDED                                    firms can be viewed on the City’s web site on the
A 2006 survey indicated that many                            “City Government/City Clerk” page. For additional
residents would like to see the City                         information, please call Donna Linder at 847.615.7472.
expand its curbside recycling program                        OLD ELM BRIDGE
so that additional items could be                            CONSTRUCTION ALERT
collected, including cardboard,
chipboard, magazines, phone books                            Plans for the reconstruction of the Old Elm Road
and junk mail. The current program only collects             Bridge over the East Skokie River located just west of
newspaper and commingled containers (e.g., plastic,          Green Bay Road have been completed. This is a joint
glass, aluminum). The City’s proposed budget for the         effort between Lake Forest, Highland Park and IDOT,
coming year includes improvements to expand the              and construction is expected to take place from June
program in late summer or early fall 2008. Until that        through November of 2008. During construction,
time, if a resident wishes to recycle additional fiber       thru traffic on Old Elm Road will be detoured onto
products, they can drop off the material at the Compost      Westleigh and Sheridan Roads.
Center on the weekends.

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Public Safety Tips
PREPARING FOR TORNADOS                                         A brochure to help your family prepare for a disaster
Tornados—one of the most furious                               is available on the City’s web site or by calling
and devastating quirks of nature!                              847.615.2666.
By learning a few simple facts and                             BEWARE OF HOME REPAIR FRAUD
taking the proper preventative
                                                               With the home repair season approaching,
measures, you can keep disaster
                                                               residents are advised to look for these
from catching you unprepared.
                                                               warning signs to avoid becoming a target
These are nature’s most violent                                of home repair fraud:
storms and can devastate an area in seconds. A tornado
                                                               Cash Up Front—Any home improvement
appears as an ominous rotating funnel-shaped cloud,
                                                               company asking for partial or full
striking the ground with whirling winds of up to 200
                                                               payment before work starts should be
miles per hour. A tornado spins like a top, may sound
                                                               viewed skeptically. According to Sally Hurme with the
like an airplane or train, and usually travels a distance of
                                                               AARP, “You never want to pay cash, and you never want
about 10 miles, although 200 miles have been reported.
                                                               to pay for the whole job up front, cash or otherwise.”
                                                               Snap Decisions—Fraudulent home improvement firms
Wherever you are, if you hear or see a tornado, take cover     frequently demand homeowners make a decision
right away! If you’re in a house or apartment building, go     immediately because the special offer is only good that
to the basement or storm cellar. If there is no basement,      day. This is common among con artists who do not want
go to the middle section of the building on the lowest         to linger in a neighborhood long enough for police to
level—and go into a bathroom or closet, if possible.           track them down.
Get under something sturdy, such as a heavy table, and         No-Name Companies—Be wary of any company that
stay there until the danger has passed. Use your arms and      solicits home improvement work door to door. Be
hands to protect your head from falling or flying objects.     especially skeptical if the contractor employees drive a
If you are outside or in a car, go immediately to the          vehicle with no company name, no phone number or
basement of a nearby sturdy building. If there is no           with out-of-state license plates.
shelter nearby, lie flat in a low spot. Use your arms and      No Contracts or License—Avoid doing business with
hands to protect your head.                                    companies that refuse to provide a written contract or an
ACTION STEPS FOR ADULTS                                        address and phone number where they can be reached. If
With children, find safe places in your home away from         they are presenting themselves as licensed contractors
windows and heavy furniture that could tip over. Also,         and will not provide a copy of the license, that also can
show children an example of a safe place outside. Know         be a warning sign.
the terms used on the radio or television that warn of         If you have questions regarding home repair fraud, contact
possible approaching tornados:                                 Crime Prevention Officer Mike Goy at 847.615.4697.
Tornado Watch—Weather conditions are right for                 (Information taken from Chicago Tribune article by
tornados to develop. A watch does not necessarily mean         Jeffrey Steele)
a tornado will develop.                                        A Final Note—Any improvement to your home or
Tornado Warning—A tornado has been sighted and is              property may require a permit, so please call the
dangerous. This is the time to go to a safe place and          Community Development Department at 847.615.4292
listen to a battery-operated radio for instructions.           or visit the City’s web site to check the requirements.
In Lake Forest, if a tornado warning is issued by the
National Weather service, tornado sirens will be
sounded by an outside speaker system followed by
an announcement.

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N ews You Can Use
ANY IDEAS FOR RETAIL SHOPPING?                               Energy conservation is not about bundling up in extra
The City of Lake Forest is looking for your                  layers of clothing instead of turning up the thermostat.
input. What types of retail shopping do you                  A few simple fixes around the house will collectively
want in Lake Forest? Share your thoughts                     make a great impact. Energy conservation is a quick and
by completing the downloadable Retail                        inexpensive way to extend the diminishing energy supply.
Survey found on the “What’s New” page of                     Written by Lake Forest High School Senior Roxanne Tully
the City’s web site at www.cityoflakeforest.com. Results
will be posted this spring. For more information, contact
                                                             CROYA UPDATES
the Office of Economic Development at 847.613.7005.          Sincere thanks go to all who have supported the new
                                                             CROYA Student Union, which is now being enjoyed by
GROWING GREEN                                                many young adults. For information on giving opportun-
Alternative energy forms are all the rage                    ities to help support the Student Union, please contact
these days, especially given that there                      CROYA at 847.615.4304 or visit www.croya.com.
appears to be no end in sight to the
escalation of oil prices. However, it remains unclear         CROYA DATES TO REMEMBER
as to when alternative sources will be mature enough to
meet a meaningful proportion of our energy needs. In          April 12   Battle of the Bands 7–11 p.m. at LFHS
the meantime, conservation offers significant potential in    April 22   Donut Cup Floor Hockey 4–6 p.m. at DPM
terms of both reducing our dependency on oil and              April 26   Middle School Spring Dance
minimizing the impact of rising energy costs.                            7:30–10 p.m. at LF Rec Center
The house is an ideal place to start shrinking your           April 30   Pre-Prom Safety Campaign 5–8 p.m.
ecological footprint. Evaluate your home from head to                    at CROYA
toe. Start with the attic, the “head” of the house. The       May 13     8th grade CROYA Graduation Party 5–6 p.m.
heat from your home rises and gathers in the highest          May 14     High School Youth Committee Meeting and 8th Grade
floor of the house—often the attic. Installing extra                     Welcome Party 5:30–8 p.m.
insulation in this part of the house is like putting a hat
on your head in the winter. During cold seasons, this        The Student Union is open to all 7th and 8th graders
insulation prevents much of the energy your furnace          where they can play Rock Band on a flat screen TV, try
generates from escaping through the roof.                    their luck at pool, join in a ping-pong or foosball battle,
The “body” of your house is also vulnerable to heat          or…just come to hang out with their friends or make
leakage. Windows act as thermal holes. Inefficient           new ones. The Student Union is open Mondays, Tuesdays
windows increase heating bills by 10–25% and air             and Thursdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays and
conditioning bills by up to 75%. Energy-efficient            Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.; and Fridays from 7:30 to
windows diminish heat loss in the winter and heat gain       10 p.m. Please note: The Student Union is closed the last
in the summer. Features of these windows include             weekend of each month. Weekends are for “closed door”
insulating frame materials and special glazing that          events only.
reduces condensation—all factors that reduce heating
and cooling costs.
As with windows, energy-efficient lighting has come a
long way. An extensive range of options eliminates the
choice between aesthetically pleasing lights and efficient
lights. Incandescent bulbs are found in most houses.
However, they produce more heat than light. Replacing
one incandescent bulb with a compact fluorescent light
(CFL) will keep a half-ton of CO2 out of the atmosphere.
CFLs last ten times longer and will save you $50–$75
over the life of the bulb.                                   Chairman Maggie Burns (center front row) with fellow CROYA High
                                                             School Executive Committee members
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U pcoming Events
FUN RECREATION FOR ALL                                            DEERPATH GOLF COURSE
SMELT-O-RAMA (APRIL 26)                                           Located on Deerpath Road, the course is celebrating its
From sundown to 10 p.m.,                                          81st season as one of the oldest and finest municipal
rediscover a Lake Michigan tradition when the smelt               courses in the Midwest. A traditional 18-hole course
return to shore and the Boat Pavilion at Forest Park              with a great layout and top turf conditions, Deerpath
Beach becomes “smelt central.” Learn how to catch, clean          maintains its status as a challenging and picturesque
and cook these tasty little critters at this free family event.   course for golfers of all levels. Deerpath is a spikeless
A limited number of nets will be provided, but partici-           course open to the public (residents and non-resident)
pants should bring any smelting equipment they have.              seven days a week, weather permitting. Golf a round
Call Dan Deuel at 847.283.8541 for information.                   with us this season!
Parking will be at the north beach parking lot only.              LAKE FOREST SAILING
FOREST PARK BEACH                                                 Get on the water this summer!
The beach opens Memorial Day weekend with the                     Classes in sailing and wind-
official season beginning June 2. The South and Boat              surfing can be taken from beginner
Pavilions, Forest Park Bluff and the Fire Circle will             through racing. Youth ages 8–18 can take half-day and
not be available for rent until June 28 due to the NSSD           full-day classes; and adult classes are available evenings,
construction project underway in the lower south                  weekends and through private lessons. Contact Joey
parking lot. For information on boat launch and storage,          Harris at 847.615.7474 or go online at
please contact Joey Harris at 847.615.7474. For general           www.LFRec.com to learn more.
beach information, please contact Edward Gudas, Forest
Park Beach Supervisor, at 847.615.4386.                           Friends of Lake Forest Parks & Recreation
                                                                  JULY 4TH FESTIVAL AND FIREWORKS
The free movie at the beach will be Shrek the Third on
                                                                                           The annual community Festival
June 20. More information is listed in the Forest Park
                                                                                            and Fireworks can be enjoyed
Beach Brochure.
                                                                                            again this year with expanded
New this year—sailboat, kayak and windsurf board                       kids’ events, a new tweens and teens area, more
rentals. Costs and rental times are listed in the                   food vendors, music acts, a beverage tent and great
Spring/Summer Recreation Brochure.                                choreographed fireworks. You will not want to miss this
THE HER-RAW SHOW                                                  event, so mark your calendar!
Original oil paintings by                                         A July 4th Art Contest will be held for K–8 students with
Really Awesome Women—20 women                                     the winner’s drawing featured throughout the Festival and
artists with 100 small paintings for sale!                        Fireworks. Look for entry forms with your art teachers or
Stop by Stirling Hall Gallery (60 Old                             at the front desk of the Recreation Center. Sponsorships
Mill Road) to enjoy the art and purchase                          and volunteers are needed to help make this the best
something for your collection. The event is on Friday,            July 4th ever. To sponsor or volunteer, please call Wendy
May 30 (5–8 p.m.) and Saturday, May 31 (10 a.m.–                  McKiernan at 847.615.4331.
5 p.m.).
                                                                  WOMEN’S HEALTH AWARENESS DAYS
The Parks & Recreation Department is accepting                    The Women’s Auxiliary Board and Women’s Health
applications for summer part-time employment. Positions           Advisory Council of Lake Forest Hospital will host this
will include Camp Counselor, Camp Director, Lifeguard,            free event in historic Market Square from 9:30 a.m. to
Beachguard and Sailing Instructor. You can apply at the           2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, and Friday, May 9. This
Recreation Center, download an application from the               special event features health, prevention and wellness
City’s web site, or call Recreation Superintendent Wendy          information as well as screenings for women in all stages
McKiernan at 847.615.4331.                                        of their lives.

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GREAT LIBRARY PROGRAMS                                      DICKINSON HALL
                                                            100 E. Old Mill Rd.
Through April 14—District 67 Grades 3–5                     Reservations are required for all events. Call 847.234.2209.
April 8–April 21—Woodlands Academy
Begins April 24—Lake Forest High School                     “I flunked retirement” is a phrase often repeated
LEAD PROGRAM                                                at Dickinson Hall, and judging by the number of
April 11, 9:30 a.m.—Discussion of Totally Wired:            volunteers actively engaged in giving service to the center
What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online               and the community, it is definitely true. Angie Mazza is
                                                            one member with multiple volunteer “jobs” at the center
                                                            and as a Minister of Care for St. Patrick’s Church. Other
Sponsored by Friends of Lake Forest Library. For            volunteers include Jeanette McGill, who volunteers
information, please call 847.615.4583.                      through the International Club and drives a friend to
April 14, 7:15 p.m.—The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies,      a nursing home on a weekly basis, and Larry Crone—
led by Elise Barack                                         a senior car volunteer driver and service officer for the
April 17, 12:30 p.m.—The Book Thief by Markus Zusak,        American Legion.
led by Judy Levin                                           In addition to teaching computer skills at the center
May 12, 7:15 p.m.—The Reluctant Fundamentalist by           and volunteering at the Career Resource Center, John
Mohsin Hamid, led by Elise Barack                           Litchfield serves on the City’s Technology Committee.
                                                            Margaret Lindman serves on the Senior Resources
May 15, 12:30 p.m.—The Nine: Inside the Secret World
                                                            Commission and the LF-LB Senior Citizens Foundation,
of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin, led by Judy Levin
                                                            where she chairs the Hospitality Committee.
                                                            These dedicated volunteers will join more than 100 other
April 9 and May 14, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
                                                            volunteers for a luncheon in their honor on May 20.
Please call 847.234.0648 for book titles.                   Thank goodness they flunked retirement!
TEEN BOOK CLUB (GRADES 7–8)                                 UPCOMING SENIOR EVENTS
April 2, 7 to 8 p.m.—Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman      April 11 India with Bill Helmuth
May 7, 7 to 8 p.m.—Under the Baseball Moon by               April 23 Building a Better Memory
John Ritter                                                 May 3      Kentucky Derby Party
FAMILY BOOK CLUB                                            May 20 Volunteer Luncheon
(GRADES 4, 5 AND 6 WITH PARENTS)                            May 22 Men’s Club with columnist Rick Kogan and
                                                                       photographer Charles Osgood
        April 16, 7 to 8 p.m.—Castle in the Attic by
            Elizabeth Winthrop
                                                             SPRING COMMUNITY EVENTS
                May 21, 7 to 8 p.m.—Jennifer Murdley’s       May 1     Spirit of 67 Home Tour (for
                Toad by Bruce Coville                                  information call 847.615.7461)
JUNIOR READERS BOOK CLUB                                     May 3     First Presbyterian Church Spring
(GRADES 2 AND 3 WITH PARENTS)                                          Rummage Sale (700 N. Sheridan Road)
April 23, 6 to 6:45 p.m. or 7 to 7:45 p.m.—
                                                             May 5     BSA Troop 46 Fertilizer and Mulch Sale
Clementine by Sara Pennypacker                                         (behind Deer Path Middle School)
May 28, 6 to 6:45 p.m. or 7 to 7:45 p.m.—                    May 8–9 Women’s Health Awareness Week
Skinnybones by Barbara Park                                            (Market Square)
LIBRARY CLOSING                                              May 16–17 5th Annual Lake Forest Rotary Club Plant Sale
May 26, Memorial Day                                                   (Market Square)
                                                             May 17    Church of the Holy Spirit Spring Fair
                                                                       (400 E. Westminster)

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T he City of Lake Forest
S. Michael Rummel              KEEP INFORMED
847.234.8858 (home)            Residents are encouraged to attend meetings of the City Council, Boards and Commissions.
312.984.5705 (business)
                               Meetings are held at City Hall at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change,
CITY MANAGER                   so please call City Hall to confirm.
Robert R. Kiely, Jr.
847.295.0294 (home)            4/7, 4/24 – City Council                              4/8, 5/13 – Parks and Recreation Board
847.234.2600 (business)        4/24, 5/19 – Finance Committee, 6 p.m.                4/9, 5/14 – Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Hall
FIRST WARD ALDERMEN            4/7, 5/5   – Committee of the Whole, 6:30 p.m.        5/5, 5/19 – City Council
Thomas E. Swarthout
847.295.7218 (home)            4/2, 5/6   – Building Review Board, 6:30 p.m.         4/28, 5/29 – Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall,
847.234.6390 (business)                                                                           6:30 p.m.
                               4/14, 5/12 – Senior Resource Commission, 9:30 a.m.,
David D. Grumhaus, Jr.                      Dickinson Hall                           4/23, 5/28 – Historic Preservation Commission,
847.604.8502 (home)                                                                               City Hall, 6:30 p.m.
                               4/8, 5/13 – Library Board, 7:30 p.m., Library
312.544.4205 (business)
Stuart M. Widman              CALL 847.234.2600 FOR ALL            PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING               CABLE TELEVISION
847.295.8187 (home)           CITY DEPARTMENTS                     (Police and Fire Departments)        INFO – Channel 17
312.263.3700 (business)       Postage-free mail to all City        255 West Deerpath                    (Meetings/events)
Robert C. Elliott             departments and City officials       24 hours daily                       LFTV – Channel 19
847.615.7063 (home)           can be deposited in the white        911 for all emergencies              (Local programming)
847.615.7093 (business)       drop boxes at the Union Pacific                                           See City Council meetings live on
                                                                   T.D.D. PHONES
THIRD WARD ALDERMEN           Depot, on Bank Lane north of                                              cable channel 17 at 7:30 p.m. the
                                                                   City Hall, 847.615.4283
Thomas H. Morsch, Jr.         Westminster, and in the Telegraph                                         first and third Mondays of each
                                                                   Municipal Services, 847.615.4399
847.234.6906 (home)           Road train station parking lot.                                           month. Broadcasts replayed
                                                                   COMPOST/RECYCLING CENTER             Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and
312.627.6352 (business)       CITY HALL                            South side of Rt. 60 just west       Fridays at 8 a.m. when no live
Greg C. Hanrahan              220 East Deerpath.                   of Waukegan Road. The center is      broadcast. DVD copy available
847.295.2003 (home)           Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,            open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.      at Library.
312.455.4120 (business)       Monday–Friday                        and Sundays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                        WORLD WIDE WEB
John A. Looby III             110 East Laurel Avenue.              cityhall@cityoflakeforest.com        services, news, meeting agendas,
847.234.8781 (home)           Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
                                                                                                        and more. On the Internet at:
847.234.0017 (business)       Monday–Friday
Deborah Tyler Haddad
847.615.0720 (home)

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LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS 60045                                   Local Postal Resident
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