Paras Parekh: 2022 candidate for Lake County Board District 12
Office sought: Lake County Board District 12
Previous offices held:
Q: Why are you running for this office, whether for reelection or election for the first time? Is there a particular issue that motivates you?
Q: If you are an incumbent, describe your main contributions. Tell us of any important initiatives you've led. If you are a challenger, what would you bring to the board and what would your priority be?
Q: Given the recent history of flat tax levies, do you think the county/forest preserve have done good jobs of budgeting or do you see specific area that can be improved?
Q: Would you support putting a referendum on the ballot for voters to decide if they wish to issue new bonds to preserve open spaces, restore habitats, create more trails and upgrade forest preserves?
Q: What is the single most important issue facing your district and how should the county address it?
Q: Lake County officials want public feedback on how to spend portions of some $135 million in leftover federal pandemic funding. What are your thoughts on how the money ought to be spent?