Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Marks will run against the Northbrook Caucus and current president Sandy Frum in the village's April elections.
Eugene Marks, Northbrook's former Village President, along with former Trustee Julius Kole, Lynn Ritz and Daniel Scott, will run as the Democratic party against the Northbrook Caucus' mostly-incumbent slate in the village's April's elections, the Chicago Tribune reports. "When (Kole) and I left the last time, the village had been in the best financial shape," Marks told the Tribune. "We were business friendly. Morale was up. Things were running phenomenal." Marks previously served as a non-caucus president from 2005 to 2009, until caucus-slated, current president Sandy Frum was elected. She is seeking re-election this year. The Northbrook Caucus is a local political party, formed in 1982, designed to identify, interview and recommend …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Northbrook Caucus of 2013 announced their slate during a town hall meeting on Saturday. Village elections are in April.
During a town hall meeting at the Greenbriar School on Saturday, the Northbrook Caucus of 2013 announced their nominations for April's Village elections. Of the 18 nominations, 16 were incumbents. For the Northbrook Village Board For the Northbrook Library Board For the Northbrook Park District Board For Northbrook School District 27 For Northbrook School District 28 Bob Lozaro Petitions for Caucus Slate The public voted to approve the caucus nominations unanimously or near unanimously in all the categories but the park district — Robert Lozaro was interviewed for the caucus nomination, but did not make the slate. Instead, he was nominated by community members during the town hall. "I can tell you unequivically that Bob can be counted …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Northbrook's current Village President will pursue a second term in the upcoming municipal elections.
With five Village Board terms expiring in April, at least four incumbents plan to seek re-election if slated by the Northbrook Caucus. Village President Sandy Frum, Village Clerk Deborah Ford, along with Board Trustees Todd Heller and Kathryn Ciesla have confirmed plans to seek another term at Village Hall. “I plan to see reelection so that I am able to continue my service to the residents and businesses of Northbrook,” Frum wrote in an email. Trustee Michael Scolaro, whose term is also expiring, is still on the fence about the April election. "I've been in deliberations on this issue for the better part of the last month or so," Scolaro said. "I'm just trying to make sure I have enough time to commit to the effort." The Northbrook Caucus…
Friday, August 24, 2012
20 incumbent terms throughout the Village of Northbrook expire in April 2013.
The following release was provided by the Northbrook Caucus. The Northbrook Caucus of 2013 is a citizen's screening committee that is being assembled and organized to identify, interview, and recommend candidates for positions on the Northbrook Village Board, the Northbrook Park District Board, the Northbrook Library Board, Northbrook School District 27 Board, and Northbrook School District 28 Board. The Caucus is accepting volunteers to participate on the Caucus and its applicant screening committees. The screening committees will identify and interview candidates in advance of the Caucus Meeting, which will be held at the Greenbriar School Auditorium on October 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. The screening committees willrecommend nominees for …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Village of Northbrook Caucus Plan for selecting nomoinees to elective offices, as adopted March 21, 1982.
Have you considered running for a board or committee seat in Northbrook? Patch blogger and former Village Board trustee, Kati Spaniak, highlights some of the important qualities of a successful and effective public servant in a recent post. Residents interested in running for office might also find it helpful to familiarize themselves with the Northbrook Caucus By-Laws. The caucus, a local political party that vets residents for positions of public office, will likely select their candidates over the next month. Attached to this article is a complete copy of the most recent by-laws, which is also available at the Northbrook Public Library reference desk. "Like" Northbrook Patch on Facebook to see community updates in your news feed.