Village of Grayslake
The village board election will be uncontested. Incumbent Mayor Rhett Taylor and trustees Bruce Bassett, Amy Edwards and Shawn Vogel, along with village clerk Cynthia Lee, have all filed to run for re-election.
The village board election will be uncontested. Incumbent Mayor Linda Soto and trustees Gerry Daley, John Derenoski and Georgeann Duberstein have all filed to run for re-election.
Five candidates have filed to run for four District 46 School Board seats, including one slate.
The Focus on Education slate includes candidates James Weidman, Steven Strack, Robert Roop, Jr. and Jill N. Alfrejd.
Resident Paul J. Sprenger is running as an independent candidate.
The terms of Michael Carbone, Ray Millington, Keith Surroz and Karen Weinert expire in 2013.
Four candidates have filed to run for three District 127 School Board seats.
They are Scott Gaunky, Douglas Nerge, Russell Chamberlin and Suzanne Swanson.
The terms of Russell Chamberlain, Thomas G. Halloran and Suzanne Swanson expire in 2013.
The Woodland District 50 School Board election will be uncontested. Four candidates have filed to run for four seats.
They are residents Bill Barnabee, Vincent A. Juarez and Anthony V. DeMonte along with incumbent Carla Little.
The terms of Carla Little, Catherine Campbell, Larry Gregorash and Joan Morris expire in 2013.
College of Lake County
Five candidates have filed to run for two seats on the CLC Board of Trustees.
They are: Philip J. Carrigan, of Waukegan; Jeanne Marie Dauray, of Round Lake; retired vice president of student development Darl E. Drummond, of Gurnee; incumbent trustee John W. Lumber, of Ingleside; and incumbent trustee Barbara D. Oilschlager, of Grayslake.
The 6-year terms of John W. Lumber and Barbara D. Oilschlager expire in 2013. A candidate forum will be held at noon on Feb. 6, at CLC's Grayslake campus. A voter registration drive will also take place.
Editor's Note: James Creighton Mitchell Jr. of Lindenhurst, who was initially on the ballot, is not running in this race.
The library board election will be uncontested as four candidates have filed to run for the four seats.
They are incumbent Kathleen Starzec, resident Lisa Tonkery and incumbent Philip S. Howe for the three 6-year terms and incumbent Wendy Petera for the one 4-year term.
The terms of library board members Starzec, Kristine Mobley, Philip S. Howe and Wendy Petera, who was appointed in November to fill the vacancy left by the death of Kent Rich, expire in 2013.
Grayslake Park District
Five candidates have filed to run for four park board seats.
They are incumbents Gayle Cinke, Steve Fabbri and George Weinert, along with residents Ray Larson and Timothy Powell.
The terms of Gayle Cinke, Steve Fabbri, George Weinert and Troy Whalen expire in 2013.
The terms of all township officials expire in 2013 including Supervisor Sam Yingling (who was elected state representative), Assessor R. Chris Ditton, Clerk Lisa Rusch, Highway Commissioner Tom Brust and Trustees Randy Evangelides, Marc Feldstein, William McNeill and Doug Williams.
Two parties and one independent slate have filed to run for Avon Township elected positions.
The two parties are:
Lisa Rusch, Supervisor
Elona Hamilton, Clerk
Chris Ditton, Assessor
Tom Brust, Highway Commissioner
Christopher Larson, Trustee
Marc Feldstein, Trustee
Randy Evangelides, Trustee
Lisa DeLaMar, Trustee
Judy Armstrong, Supervisor
Patrica A. Smart, Clerk
Wayne George Flary, Assessor
Robert D. Kula, Highway Commissioner
Cathy deGroh, Trustee
Jeanne Kearby, Trustee
William McNeill, Trustee
Annmarie Pryde, Trustee
The independent slate, which does not include candidates for clerk and assessor is:
Douglas Raul Williams, Supervisor
James P. DeNomie, Highway Commissioner
Bob Flanary, Trustee
Erica J. Lopez, Trustee
Hal Sloan, Trustee
Stephen Hall, Trustee
Candidate Filing Starts Monday