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An often controversial, and many argue unneeded, layer of local government could be eliminated by county elected officials under a bill that h…

Lake County's new solid waste director is moving quickly to reform the budget and pull the agency from the shadow of spending scandals.

CROWN POINT | Lake County's new solid waste director is holding the cutting shears near the top of the payroll in a quest to reform the previo…

The Lake County solid waste district board voted 16-3 on Thursday night to hire a self-described fiscal conservative to lead the embattled agency.

The Lake County solid waste district will be looking to either a self-described fiscal conservative and political outsider or a current state …

The Lake County solid waste district recently announced two finalists to succeed its disgraced former executive director.

He's leading a Lake County agency board of directors plagued by recent spending scandals, failed contracts and the firing of a disgraced execu…

One job candidate wants to clean house, another wants to build upon the house that exists and a third promises to bring transparency and fisca…

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The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors has narrowed its list of applicants for the executive director's job to thr…

Reform is on the minds of two job candidates seeking the helm of Lake County's solid waste district and a way forward from the controversies e…

Future credibility is on the line for the embattled Lake County Solid Waste Management District as it prepares to hire a new executive directo…

The staff attorney for Lake County's solid waste district defended his job Thursday, arguing the agency wouldn't receive the same degree of se…

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A region lawmaker who once chaired Lake County's waste district board said it may be time to renew a legislative push to reform the controvers…

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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 boa…

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The 34 new vehicles were purchased over 13 years, with a combined price of $1.2 million.

Taxpayers picked up the tab for at least 565 restaurant bills totaling $38,594.29 for Lake County solid waste district employees and their gue…

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The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board was created by the state Legislature to promote recycling and divert trash from landfills.

An employee at the center of the Lake County solid waste district designer purse scandal has resigned, the agency's acting director confirmed Tuesday.

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As the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board prepares to hire a new director, it should focus not just on reducing costs but also …