The Lake County Solid Waste Management District is an agency in crisis. Steps must be taken now to prevent that from happening again.
Parking spaces and scissors may be key to reforming "embarrassing" spending practices within the Lake County solid waste district, several board members say.
The 34 new vehicles were purchased over 13 years, with a combined price of $1.2 million.
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board was created by the state Legislature to promote recycling and divert trash from landfills.
CROWN POINT | Civic structures including City Hall and the police and fire station will be assessed for their long-term usefulness in a study by Skillman Corp.
At least four Lake County solid waste district board members are calling for a review of an agency tuition reimbursement program after learning it wasn't created by board vote and isn't written in any official district policies.
Powers Energy of America remained in breach of contract with Lake County's solid waste board but was given another month to try to prove it can finance its long proposed trash-to-ethanol plant.
After three years of waiting for Earl Powers to fulfill his contract of bringing a trash-to-ethanol plant to Lake County, solid waste district officials said Thursday their patience had run out.
If the company contracted to build Lake County's trash-to-ethanol plant can't show the project is making progress, Lake County solid waste officials "may consider appropriate action."
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