Christopher Rintz, who’s running against the Caucus-slated Gene Greable, received an anonymous note promising to spread embarrassing information against him if he decides to run for Village President in Winnetka.
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Monday, December 31, 2012
Christopher Rintz, who’s running against the Caucus-slated Gene Greable, received an anonymous note promising to spread embarrassing information against him if he decides to run for village president in Winnetka.
An independent candidate for village president in Winnetka told the Chicago Tribune that he received an anonymous note threatening to spread embarrassing personal information if he decides to run in the April 9 elections. Christopher Rintz, who’s running against the Caucus-slated Gene Greable for the Village President seat, says the note included an article about a Glenview boy who died while playing in a construction site on a property that belonged to Rintz’s development company, New England Builders; information on a failed deal related to the company; and the words, “If you think it’s bad what was done to Pat Livney, wait til you see what is said about you … We hope you appreciate the enclosed materials and good luck,” the Tribune …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Winnetka Village Trustee Christopher Rintz discusses the Sept. 6 meeting.
I ask that your publication will allow me to extend a public apology to both Jim Sayegh and the attendees of the Sept. 6 village council meeting. While I fully stand by my message, the manner that it was delivered was regrettable and unacceptable. After working four hours of a nearly five hour long meeting, and revisiting a subject that has been studied in minutiae on countless occasions (did I say 10 hours?), I simply lost my patience. Earlier: Property Maintenance Code Debate Heats Up It is also regretful that the local bloggers have chosen to make this issue, as well as many others, about the people who are deliberating, on behalf of the community, rather than the issue itself. If we are to guide the future of our wonderful village, …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
No vote taken after about two hours of debate as the code was sent back for revisions.
As the evening dragged past its fourth hour, audience members at the Winnetka Village Council meeting sighed heavily, repeatedly crossing and uncrossing their legs and shifted in their seats. Those in attendance paid attention, waiting for the discussion of the property maintenance code that was recommended by the Winnetka Plan Commission in April to keep rental property available for those with less income. It was also discussed in a council information session in June. The rental and commercial property ordinance would give officials a way to regulate poorly maintained living spaces. After nearly two hours of discussion, one thing that was clear was that the code that was up for introduction Tuesday night was not up to par for some …