Thursday, December 27, 2012
See who filed petitions for the election in April.
The deadline for candidates to file petitions for seats up for election in April was Dec. 26. Listed below are the candidates who filed for open seats on municipal and school boards, along with the park district, library and township. Patch will update the list with candidates from the Frankfort Park District as information is provided. The Village of Frankfort Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Frankfort Public Library District Frankfort School District 157-C Summit Hill School District 161 Frankfort Township Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Friday, December 14, 2012
Candidates have until Dec. 26 to turn in their petitions if they want to be on the April 9 ballot.
Candidates wanting to run in the April 2013 election for office in Frankfort have from Dec. 17-26 to file their petitions for open seats on municipal and school boards along with the park district, library and township. The original deadline was Monday, Dec. 24. However, it was changed because many clerk's offices throughout the state are closed or open with limited hours because it's Christmas Eve. Here's a list of elected positions open: Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The reduction will decrease library district taxes in Frankfort by approximately three dollars per person.
The Board of Trustees of the Frankfort Public Library District recently approved a tax levy reduction of $98,028 or 4.6 percent. The levy reduction will decrease taxes by approximately three dollars per district resident during the 2012-2013 fiscal year, according to Pierre Gregoire, Director of the library district. Those tax dollars will then be applied in the district's 2013-2014 fiscal year. “We’re trying to be responsible with what we levy while maintaining a high level of service,” said library board President Keith Ogle. Gregoire said that the 4.6 percent levy reduction was possible because the district will use 2011-2012 tax dollars to make the final bond payments on a 13-year, $1.2 million referendum. The 1998 referendum covered …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Jeff Limp, a former Mokena Public Library board member, fills the vacant seat left after Kay MacNeil's resignation.
- Joe Vince
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The Frankfort Public Library District Board of Trustees filled its vacant seat Saturday, Feb. 18, appointing Jeff Limp to the opening left by the sudden resignation of Kay MacNeil last month. Limp, who is the senior vice president of the global marketing firm Ipsos, is no stranger to library boards. He served on Mokena's from 1997 until 2000, when he and his family moved to Frankfort. "It's an opportunity to do some great things with the library, and it's an honor to be on (the board)," he said, adding that he had intentions of running in the next election. "It was just a good opportunity to step into the position." READ: Why Kay MacNeil Resigned ... in Her Own Words Along with having a master's degree in business administration from …