April 2 election results in Lansing, Illinois

The votes are in… by Lansing Journal staff LANSING, Ill. (April 2, 2019) – The polls in Lansing closed at 7:00pm tonight—and vote counting began. Results of the election are below, grouped by each office. The winning candidates’ names are in bold, and the vote percentages are also listed. The results below are official as of … Read more

Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 3/19/19

LANSING, Ill. (March 18, 2019) – In order to keep Lansing residents and businesses informed about topics discussed and decisions made at meetings of the Village Board, The Lansing Journal posts agendas for upcoming meetings here: Village Board—3/19/19 agenda (PDF) Committee of the Whole—3/19/19 agenda (PDF) Open invitation All residents are welcome to attend Committee … Read more

Candidate info: Village Board Trustees

About the position What they do Village Trustees initiate, consider, and vote on issues that affect life in Lansing—economic development, public safety, roads and infrastructure, finances, and property. Trustees make their decisions by listening to resident concerns, asking for staff recommendations, and considering long-term impacts. What they’re paid $13,000/year Terms and meetings The Village Board … Read more

Candidate info: Library Board Trustees

About the position What they do The Library Board hires and oversees the Library Director, who consults with the Board about programming and finances. The Library Board is responsible for reviewing the budget and approving all expenditures. What they’re paid $0/year Terms and meetings The seven Library Trustees are elected to staggered six-year terms. The … Read more

Candidate info: District 510 South Suburban College Board Trustees

About the position What they do District 510 includes 18 villages, ranging in population from 1,532 (East Hazel Crest) to 56,831 (Tinley Park). With a population of 28,086, Lansing is the third largest village served by South Suburban College, so it is important for Lansing to have representation on the Board. What they’re paid $0/year … Read more