Posts Tagged “Keith Pekau”

Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election

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Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election

Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election Keith Pekau, the mayor of Orland Park, one of the largest suburban communities in Cook County, release his endorsements for the upcoming Nov. 6, 2018 statewide and local elections. Pekau, who unseated a popular former Mayor Dan McLaughlin nearly two years ago,…

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Orland Park trustee proposes restaurant tax

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Orland Park trustee proposes restaurant tax

Orland Park trustee proposes restaurant tax Orland Park’s village board majority is preparing to increase taxes on its residents, both a property tax hike and a massive tax on local restaurants that the village officials defend by asserting that “it won’t just impact Orland Park residents. It will impact everyone.” That’s what they said when…

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Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening

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Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening

Orland Mayor Pekau honors Old Navy manager at grand opening The Old Navy Orland Park Place store re-opened on Friday May 25, 2018 with great fanfare following a near month-long closure due to a devastating fire. Orland Park Mayor was there to cut the ribbonThe Old Navy Orland Park store re-opened on Friday May 25,…

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Pekau sworn in as new mayor of Orland Park

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Pekau sworn in as new mayor of Orland Park Photo array by photographer Steve Neuhaus Keith Pekau was sworn in as Orland Park’s new mayor at ceremonies held at the Orland Park Village Hall on Monday night, May 15, 2017. Pekau won a decisive election over 24-year incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who was criticized for…

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Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board

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Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board

Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board The Orland Park Village Board is apparently pretending that village voters really didn’t mean to support “change” in the last election, voting to oust 24-year incumbent Dan McLaughlin and replacing him with a little known, well-intentioned challenger, Keith Pekau. The board has named Joe LaMargo, the former head…

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race Republican challenger Keith Pekau easily unseated 23 year incumbent Dan McLaughlin as Mayor of Orland Park in a contest that focused on the mayor’s bid to boost his salary by more than 375 percent and to spike his pension from $30,000 a year to $110,000. By Ray Hanania…

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Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit

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Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit

Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit The high profile battle for the office of mayor of Orland Park in southwest suburban Chicago is fueled by the board’s decision to give the 23 year incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin a massive salary boost and huge pension after only one term in office. The salary and pension spike has…

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention The battle between Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and challenger Keith Pekau has the attention of the entire state apparently creating a wild election contest filled with a lot of unusual issues, supporters and claims By Ray Hanania The battle to lead Orland Park, one of the fastest growing suburbs…

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