A recent Freedom of Information Act request shows that the Village of Oak Lawn did not seek any proposals for a recently awarded $146,410 contract, despite the Village Manager's assurance to the Board of Trustees.
One prospective company is saying that they won't set up shop in Oak Lawn because of the recent quadrupling of the village's utility tax but Sandra Bury has a better excuse when asked why minutes of public meetings aren't posted on line as required by law.
A fence variation to build up to a sidewalk was denied but a commercial building linked to a friend of the Village Manager, will be built even though it creates a safety hazard for motorists on 95th Street according to at least one Trustee.
Who gave you direction? Where did that come from? How come we are doing that? How come the board didn't know about this until now? If we do this are we inviting a federal investigation? Can we throw out sealed bids? Should we?
Mayor Sandra Bury chose to fund her political allies, rather than pay her past due property taxes. Property taxes fund municipal services as well as the schools, library, and other governmental services.
Twenty years ago a candidate and a sitting Trustee reportedly stood in shock outside the then Holiday Inn crying as Robert Streit won his first election as Trustee. Yesterday, Streit and a powerful army of volunteers marched to victory for the seventh time establishing himself as one of the longest serving Trustees ever in Oak Lawn and...