Newspaper Article on Candidates

Hi Everyone,

As part of their election coverage, the Daily Herald contacted the five candidates for Carpentersville Village Trustee to ask us about how we would go about the business of cutting costs.

The article also contains links to all of the candidate profiles.  It can be found here:

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130329/news/703299721/?interstitial=1

This provides some valuable insight for Carpentersville residents as everyone prepares to make their decisions for the upcoming April 9th election.

Audit & Finance Meeting Recap – March 7, 2013

Hello Everyone,

Budget season is in full gear, and this 5+ hour meeting was certainly proof of that.  This meeting featured the budget presentation from Public Works Director Bob Cole.  He spent hours outlining all of the previous year’s achievements, goals for the upcoming year as well as the new budget requests which ran the spectrum from personnel and playground equipment to new sludge presses for the wastewater treatment facility.

I single out those two items among the dozens that were discussed for good reason.  One is to Read more of this post

Audit & Finance Meeting Recap – February 21, 2013

Hi All,

Budget season is well underway.  This meeting of the Audit & Finance committee included budget presentations by both Police and Fire departments.  For those who are unfamiliar with how the village budget is constructed – the A&F committee hears Read more of this post

Audit & Finance Committee Meeting Recap – February 13, 2013

Hi Everyone,

It is budget season for the Village, which means the Audit & Finance meetings carry extra importance as all of the departments give presentations regarding the status of projects/initiatives from the previous fiscal year, the upcoming fiscal year as well as discuss the items and projects they would like to add to the existing budget.

Although not a voting member of the Audit & Finance Committee (soon, I hope), I do Read more of this post