Breaking News Bar
posted: 3/8/2013 5:00 AM

Endorsement: Bender for Fox Lake mayor

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

Four years ago, Ed Bender defeated the incumbent Fox Lake village president with the promise of making the border town more than a place to stop for gas en route to Wisconsin. Since then, he has used his business experience and plentiful contacts to rouse the interest of developers, including a hotel builder. Fox Lake's proximity to the Chain O' Lakes makes it prime destination place, and Bender is seizing the moment. In addition, he's made significant progress on improving village coffers with steps like outsourcing and refinancing, resulting in a budget balanced the past two years. While he has improved engagement with residents through public meetings, Bender admits to poor communication at times with his own board but says he aims to improve that. He is opposed by Donald "Donny" Schmit, a trustee with expertise in business and training in FOIA matters that are an asset to the board. But Bender's leadership will best keep Fox Lake moving forward.

Share

Interested in reusing this article?

Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.

The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.

Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *

Message (optional)

Success - Reprint request sent Click to close
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here