Vernon Hills residents will have to help decide contested races for the village, Cook Memorial Public Library District and Hawthorn District 73 Boards when they head to the polls in April.
Four people filed for three trustee seats on the village board, including incumbent James E. Schultz, newcomer Ted Sindermann, incumbent Thom Koch Jr. and incumbent Barbara J. Williams.
Six people filed for three spots on the library board, including: incumbent Bonnie Quirke (Libertyville), incumbent Ann E. Oakley (Libertyille), Hela Ben-ayed (Libertyville), Phyllis A. Dobbs (Vernon Hills), Joe Bean (Libertyville), incumbent Tommy Koo (Vernon Hills).
Four people filed for three open seats on the Hawthorn District 73 board, including: Ghita Mueller of Libertyville, Sangita Parande of Vernon Hills, Jeanne Engelkemeir of Vernon Hills and Louis E. Gatta of Vernon Hills.
The races for village president and Community High School District 128 board are uncontested. Here's a look at who filed for those races:
- Roger Byrne
- The incumbents were the only ones who filed: Pat Groody, Stephan Arthur, Karin Lundstedt and Ellen Mauer.