LA GRANGE – The Citizens' Council of La Grange will discuss how residents can run for local office or help choose the most suitable leaders for La Grange during its second election meeting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at La Grange Village Hall.
Those interested in running for local office in the April 2019 election must turn in their data sheets at this meeting to be considered for endorsement by the council, according to a council news release. Data sheets are available on the council's website, lgcitizenscouncil.org.
The Citizens’ Council, founded in 1941, is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization run by volunteers that seeks, evaluates and recommends candidates for local office in La Grange, the release stated. Its primary focus is to find the most qualified candidates for the village of La Grange, La Grange Public Library Board of Trustees and Park District of La Grange Board of Commissioners.
The council also strives to keep residents informed on key issues in local government, according to the release.
The group is interested in maintaining a membership that is diverse and represents multiple viewpoints from all areas of the village, the release stated. For more information, visit lgcitizenscouncil.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Residents also can like the council on Facebook at facebook.com/CitizensCouncLG to hear about village-focused issues and events.