Monthly Archives: February 2014

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2014

I delivered the State of the City Address at the City Council meeting on February 24, 2014,  highlighting  a year of transparency, collaboration, responsible teamwork and proactive governance.

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POTHOLE SEASON

The City of Highland Park maintains about 155 miles of paved road.  Every spring, streets in northern climates such as ours develop potholes and after the winter we’ve had, this season is shaping up to be one of the worst. … Continue reading

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HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL CHARITY DRIVE 2014 POLAR PLUNGE

This morning dozens of brave (crazy?) Highland Park High Schoolstudents and faculty took advantage of the 19-degree sunny day and jumped into Lake Michigan to raise money for 2014 Charity Drive recipient ALS/Les Turner Foundation. This is the 20th year of … Continue reading

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A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO JASON BROWN

The City has done some hauling of snow out of our business districts. This huge mound has been affectionately named, Mt. Highland Park. We are so excited for our hometown Olympian Jason Brown. We want to shout it from the … Continue reading

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HIGHLAND PARK SEEKS CLERGY’S HELP IN MEETING NEEDS

I recently met with seven religious leaders in what is believed to be the city’s first meeting of its kind and expect this group to reconnect and grow next summer to discuss the broad range of issues impacting our community … Continue reading

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City Celebrates Highland Park Olympian at City Council Meeting

Miss our City of Highland Park, Illinois Council meeting when we skyped the celebration kick-off with our hometown Olympian Jason Brown? Click above to see Jason, his family, Highland Park High School principal Brad Swanson, Park District of Highland Park Executive Director Liza McElroy, Highland Park Public Library President … Continue reading

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