An open letter to the residents of Evergreen Park by Mayor James Sexton.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Friday, March 29, 2013
Your guide to the local elections.
Contested Races: Evergreen Park Mayor: James Sexton (incumbent) vs. Shawn Good (write-in) Evergreen Park Library Trustee, Unexpired 2-year term Worth Township Moraine Valley Board Uncontested Races: Evergreen Park Village Board Vote for 3 Board Member, Evergreen Park School District 124 Vote for 4 Board Member, Evergreen Park Community High School District 231 Vote for 4 Library Trustee, Village of Evergreen Park (6-year term) Vote for 3 ADD YOUR VOICE TO THE LOCAL DEBATE:Do you have something to say about the local election? Join Patch and post a Local Voices blog. VOTER INFO: To see your sample ballot, check if you are registered and find your designated polling location, go to the Cook County Clerk's website and enter your address.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The mayor defends the Evergreen Park Police Department from recent media reports.
Stung by recent claims that Evergreen Park Police traffic stops may be guided by racial profiling, Mayor James Sexton came out swinging at Monday night’s village board meeting. With the words “…and justice for all” still echoing in council chambers after the Pledge of Allegiance, Sexton immediately began counter-punching, defending his administration and accusing the downtown news media of being interested more in fantasy than fact. “I’m not going to let a couple of reporters tarnish the reputation of our police,” Sexton said, referring to a recent analysis of traffic-stop data conducted by the Better Government Association FOX 32 News. Read Full Story: Over 70 Percent of Evergreen Park Traffic Stops Involve Minorities Sexton ripped the …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Mayor views election campaign as therapeutic
Most political candidates see an election campaign as exhausting. Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton sees his as therapeutic. Sign up for the Evergreen Park Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. In a recent conversation with the Evergreen Park Patch, Sexton said his bid for a fourth term is helping him recover from the West Nile virus that struck him last summer. From being bedridden, to using a wheelchair and then a walker, Sexton is now walking unaided although slowly and deliberately. There is more physical therapy to be endured, “but I am way ahead of the curve,” he said about his recovery. “I think it’s good I’m running. I need the wherewithal. I need the challenge. It’s no more difficult than physical therapy,” Sexton said. He …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Mayor James Sexton remains in contact with village officials while undergoing treatment for the mosquito-borne illness
Monday, May 21, 2012
At Monday's Village Board Meeting, Mayor James Sexton is expected to appoint heads of committees and commissions for the 2012-2013 session.
The Board of Trustees and Mayor James Sexton will hold the next village board meeting this evening. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. and will be in Council Chambers of Village Hall. See what's on the agenda before you go. On the Agenda: Members of the audience are invited to speak during the open public forum. The board says to limit comments to three minutes.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Trustees will vote on Zoning board recommendations among other business.
The Board of Trustees and Mayor James Sexton will hold the next village board meeting Monday. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. and will be in Council Chambers of Village Hall. On the Agenda: Members of the audience are invited to speak during the open public forum. The board asks speakers to limit comments to three minutes.