Lake Forest-economic development

The Lake Forest City Council tonight will hear how the city is working to improve its economic development.

Mayor Jim Gardner says City Manager Debra Rose will make a presentation that will include the results of the change in the city’s Shop and Dine program which was expanded this year from a week to a month. He says some of the program’s coupons were extended out to the end of the year, instead of expiring at the end of September. And he’s anxious to hear how many coupons were used.

He says more people attended the “Taste of Lake Forest,” than in the past.

Gardner says the city promotes Lake Forest’s businesses to encourage the community to keep tax dollars local.

Tonight’s City Council meeting begins at 6:30 in the evening.

Dawn Kamber