Articles filed under Lake Zurich Parks Department

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  • Plan emerges to save Lake Zurich park Aug 14, 2014 5:30 AM
    A plan has emerged to preserve a Lake Zurich park on Old Rand Road identified by village officials for a possible sale. The proposal for Kuechmann Park calls for the land to be improved with upgraded trails, a fitness area and enhancements for existing wildlife and migratory birds. “We sat down over the course of a month to put some meat in the plan,” Lake Zurich Recreation Manager Bonnie Caputo said.

  • Lake Zurich park sale idea on hold, issue returning to advisory committee Jun 20, 2014 8:19 AM
    Lake Zurich village board members have agreed to postpone voting on whether to authorize selling a downtown park for home development after hearing from several concerned residents this week. “Don't take our parks, please,” resident Barry Luneburg told officials. “That's a golden asset we have.”

  • Lake Zurich invites community to celebrate new Paulus Park playground Jun 5, 2014 4:50 PM
    Lake Zurich residents are invited to have a little fun with a new park playground. Ribbon-cutting festivities for the new Paulus Park playground are set for 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • Lake Zurich dance recital: Apr 15, 2014 5:12 PM
    The village of Lake Zurich’s Park and Recreation annual “Dance Recital; Momentum” is set for Saturday, May 3, at the Lake Zurich Performing Arts Centre, 300 Church St., Lake Zurich.

  • Students create public art for Lake Zurichís Paulus Park Jul 11, 2013 5:24 PM
    Lake Zurich High School art students have left a mark on the village thatíll be showcased at a reception Sunday afternoon. More than 20 students in the schoolís Advanced Placement studio art class created a mural thatís been installed on an exterior wall of the Barn at Paulus Park. The mural is made up of 29 panels stretching 40 feet along the barn wall.

  • Dog park, skate park among things considered for Lake Zurich 5-year plan Nov 24, 2012 3:30 PM
    Lake Zurich village board members next month are expected to consider a five-year capital improvement plan tentatively pegged at $26 million. Ideas for the long-term capital spending plan range from a dog park to traffic signals. "I have to say that I am very impressed with this document," Lake Zurich Trustee Dana Rzeznik said.

  • Flower show in Lake Zurich Aug 8, 2012 3:30 PM
    The Garden Club of Lake Zurich and the Plant and Garden Club of Wauconda will host a Standard Flower Show in Lake Zurich this weekend.

  • Parades, fireworks, festivals part of Fourth of July festivities in Lake County Jun 30, 2012 9:21 AM
    Independence Day is on its way, and in Lake County, that means there is a lot to do in the suburbs. Here is a guide to navigating the many festivals, parades and firework showings. Most events are free.

  • Lake Zurich moves forward with Paulus Park proposal Jun 25, 2012 11:45 PM
    The Lake Zurich village board voted to approve a 760,400 project proposal to improve Paulus Park on Monday. The project will include the construction of a new fishing dock with an 88-foot path, a pavillion with a 100 person capacity, an amphitheater and a new playground with interactive games. Keith Demchinski, principal from Norris Design, a planning and landscape architecture firm, who has been working on the project for over a year said the park and recreation board worked hard to revamp the proposal to make it more cost effective while maintaining necessary improvements.

  • Lake Zurich considering $747,000 facelift of Paulus Park Jun 11, 2012 5:12 PM
    A year after a costlier proposal was rejected, Lake Zurich parks officials this week will present village trustees with a $747,000 plan to upgrade of Paulus Park. The proposed work includes a new fishing pier, a pavilion and an amphitheater.

  • Lake Zurich trustees reject Paulus Park improvements Jun 21, 2011 7:49 PM
    Lake Zurich village board members have rejected a nearly $1 million proposal to make improvements at Paulus Park, primarily because of cost concerns.

  • Paulus Park improvements recommended Jun 15, 2011 5:04 PM
    Lake Zurichís Paulus Park is in line for nearly $1 million in changes and improvements under a proposal that now goes to the village board for consideration.

  • Paulus Park improvements meeting. Jun 13, 2011 3:47 PM
    Lake Zurich officials will present a new concept for the second phase of improvements to Paulus Park during a public hearing Tuesday.

  • Lake Zurich discusses Paulus Park improvements Jun 2, 2011 4:10 PM
    A shelter large enough to host 100 people, an outdoor amphitheater, a dog park, and an improved playground with interactive learning are possible additions to Paulus Park in Lake Zurich.

  • Paulus Park sale proposal rejected in Lake Zurich Dec 21, 2010 3:24 PM
    Public pressure came to bear in Lake Zurich as the village board unanimously voted against selling nearly seven acres of Paulus Park as surplus property to generate revenue. About 30 residents turned out Monday night to discourage the board from declaring a section of the 41-acre park as surplus so it could be combined with an adjacent triangle-shaped two-acre parcel owned by Jack Deschauer.

  • Piece of Lake Zurich's Paulus Park could be for sale Dec 14, 2010 5:43 PM
    A piece of a popular neighborhood gathering place in Lake Zurich could be sold. That possibility would be set in motion Monday when the village board is scheduled to consider an ordinance declaring nearly 7 acres of Paulus Park as surplus property.

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