GENEVA – Events held on county property soon might be a way Kane County promotes its initiatives.
County Board member Phil Lewis, R-St. Charles, suggested the advertising possibility Thursday as the Administration Committee considered event requests for the Kane County Courthouse and the Kane County Government Center.
"It's an opportunity for us," he said.
Operations Staff Executive Don Biggs said a message sign could be installed at the government center, which would cost about $30,000.
Lewis said that's not what he had in mind.
Kane County Connects is intended to engage residents with county government and provide them with information, such as road closures. Its online presence includes a WordPress site, an e-newsletter and accounts on Facebook and Twitter.
The county hasn't committed Kane County Connects as an online-only entity, Frasz said. Information about upcoming events at county sites could be forwarded to Nagel as they're approved, he said, adding Nagel could talk with department heads about possible promotions.
Lewis agreed to talk with Nagel.