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Lauzen sets tone as Kane County Board chairman

Kane County Board members sworn in

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The new, 24-seat Kane County Board took its oath of office Monday morning with pep talk from Chairman Chris Lauzen.

James Fuller | Staff Photographer

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New Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen was known for having a penchant for theatrics during his days as a state senator. On Monday Lauzen greeted the new county board with a sports montage video meant to inspire the new officials to greatness. Lauzen pledged to reverse the low morale and "atmosphere of fear" he believes currently exists in the county.
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