Prosperity for Lisle Forms New Political Party Has Very Successful Campaign Kick-Off
(Lisle) A large, new citizen group called Prosperity for Lisle shattered the minimum number of petition signatures needed to be on the April 4 ballot today. Needing 91, the group filed 232 with the Lisle Village Clerk at 7 AM this morning. That is 131 over the minimum, or two and a half times more than required. "We were overwhelmed by the support of the people on the streets and at their doors," said Village President candidate Chris Pecak. "When we let folks know we were the new party that wanted to freeze village property taxes and promote new business growth, they were excited that there was a choice in this election," Pecak concluded. The Prosperity for Lisle group has been meeting for over six months at various resident's homes planning the campaign to take the Village back for taxpayers and families from insiders and bureaucrats. Clerk candidate David Nelson said, "We will run a very open and transparent government where taxpayers will have a real voice and a part in the day to day operations of the Village." While the Village's share of the property tax bill continues to rise, services are not increasing.
"We are frustrated that other communities in the area have lower tax rates, but provide more services to the taxpayers," said Trustee candidate Marie Hasse. "We can do better. We have to do more, with less, as we cannot afford tax increases any more," Hasse concluded. The other Trustee candidates who will be on the April 4 ballot for Prosperity for Lisle are Kelly Dixit and Al Lazaro. More information about the team of candidates and the organization will be available on Facebook at Prosperity for Lisle. Pecak said that the Prosperity for Lisle group will continue attending community events and going door to door over the next four months to listen to residents' concerns and interests.