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Village of Bartlett Illinois - Village Board Welcomes New Trustee 23 September 2022 ( news )
Village of Bartlett , state Illinois ( By Press Release office)
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Friday , 9/23/2022 - The Village of Bartlett Board extends a warm welcome to new trustee Joe LaPorte . Bartlett Village President Kevin Wallace has appointed LaPorte to fill the village trustee seat that was left vacant after the resignation of Aaron Reinke . LaPorte was sworn in at the Tuesday , 9/20/2022 board meeting .
Bartlett’s new trustee has been self - employed for more than 30 years as a manufacturers representative in the commercial office furniture market . With his experience running the day - to - day operations of a small business , he is well - rounded in sales , marketing , problem resolution and various aspects of budgeting and finance .
Since January of 2017 , LaPorte has served on Bartlett’s Economic Development Commission , which works with village staff and existing and prospective businesses to encourage proper economic development of the area .
He has lived in Bartlett for almost 45 years . He said in his application letter that he met his wife Cathy , a lifelong resident , here , and “choosing Bartlett as the place to raise our two daughters was an easy decision . Surrounded by family , friends , and familiar faces , we wanted our children to experience the same small town environment that we have cherished . ”
LaPorte will chair the village board’s public works committee and will serve until the April 2023 elections .
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