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Sandy Hart Elected Chair of the Lake County Board


The Lake County Board elected Sandy Hart (District 13) as its chair and elected Mary Ross Cunningham (District 9) as its vice-chair at its Dec. 3 meeting. Both are two-year terms. Chair Hart said, “I am very proud to chair this dedicated board. I look forward to serving you the next two years. Every election brings change. Newly elected members bring energy, ideas and a fresh outlook and current board members offer a wealth of experience, knowledge and consistency that is so important. I am confident we will work together as a team to achieve positive results for the residents of Lake County.”

Also at the meeting, 14 county board members were sworn into office. Seven members are new to the board and seven are returning members.