Diane Hewitt: 2024 candidate for Lake County Board District 8


Party: Democrat

Office Sought: Lake County Board District 8

City: Zion

Age: 70

Occupation: Lake County Board District 8

Previous offices held: Lake County Board District 2

Why are you running for this office? Is there a particular issue that motivates you? If so, what?

I am running for this office to continue current projects and start new projects needed in my are

What experiences and background would you bring to the office and how do these affect the way you would serve on the county board?

F ormerly a real estate broker, highway dept. forman, 16 yrs. on the county board serving on 21 committees.

What do you consider the three most-serious issues facing the county and how would you address them?

Transportation - to continue with road projects as needed (have spent 84 mil in my dist. on road improvements)

Housing - working with cdbg to make more options available.

Forest preserve property - management

How do you rate the health of the county's financial system? Do you support any changes in the county's fiscal policies?

We have a Triple A rating. We turn over a penny many times before we spend tax payer funds

Why are you the best person to serve in this role?

I have been elected for 16 years wining with 70% of the vote. I care for my people and treat them the way I want to be treated.

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