Sunday, June 22, 2014

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

shares a pied-à-terre with Thomas the Tank Engine Your LakeCountyEye has the sad responsibility to report that Robert Depke passed away. Depke chaired the Lake County Board from 1990 to 1996. The News-Sun notes that ...
During the Open Space movement that pitted developers against environmentalists as to how much open land should beset aside for nature in the county, Depke became known derisively by opponents as "Bulldozer Bob," a name he came to embrace when he made an unsuccessful attempt to come back to the county board in the 2004 Republican primary.
Robert Depke remembered as an important politician, and as an important person
In related news, the village of Lake Forest promises to cut down 400 old growth trees to make room for a strip mall. The News-Sun again ...
The Lake Forest Plan Commission approved a plan to clear cut 400 trees to make way for a retail center anchored by a Whole Foods Market despite a protective tree ordinance and public requests to leave the triangle at the corner of Route 60 and Saunders Road alone.
Lake Forest Plan Commission OKs plan to cut 400 trees for Whole Foods; City Council review next
Move along, there's nothing more to see here.

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