In case you missed this story on Friday - a citizens’ group says it has gathered 600 signatures on petitions to place the village’s sports complex on the ballot in March 2014.
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Citizens’ Group says it has gathered 600 signatures on petitions to place the village’s sports complex on the ballot in March 2014.
Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves Jan. 28 unveiled a proposal to build a $21 million indoor/outdoor sports complex in the village’s downtown area. At the meeting, Reaves said he hoped to put the project on a “fast track” and begin construction of the project in March of this year. But some Lemont residents are saying, “Not so fast.” A group of citizens calling itself the “Let Us Vote” campaign, has been circulating petitions around town, gathering signatures to place a measure on the March 18, 2014 general primary election ballot - allowing Lemont citizens and taxpayers to “have a voice and a vote.” “I’ve been to the [Metra] train station every morning, gathering signatures on petitions,” said Jim Ladas, a 25-year resident of Lemont and one of …