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Illinois State Senate Bill Adds County Oversight to Lake Solid Waste District

A state Senate committee approved a bill Monday that adds oversight to actions taken by the Lake County Solid Waste District board of directors.

Senate Bill 390, sponsored by state Sen. Rick Niemeyer, R-Cedar Lowell, now moves to the Senate floor for consideration.

Niemeyer's bill calls for approval from the three-member Board of Lake County Commissioners when the 26-member solid waste board enters into contracts or plans to construct and operate solid waste management facilities.

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