Rendering of a proposed new Island Lake Village Hall building.
Courtesy of Village of Island Lake
Island Lake voters will be asked in November if officials should undertake a multimillion-dollar building project. A new village hall and police station have been proposed.
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Not a single vote has been cast, but the Island Lake resident who led a grass-roots campaign to put a referendum about a proposed building plan on the November ballot feels like he's already won. “We’ve got the public involved now,” Beeson said. “The word is getting out, and it’s getting out strong.”