Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Candidate Gene Greable responds to questions from Patch
Tuesday, April 2
Name: Gene Greable Birthdate: 07/02/1941 Family: I have been married to my wife, Marilynn, for 49 years. I have two children (one son, deceased). My daughter, her husband, and three grandchildren are living in Winnetka. Past Experience: C.P.A., Retired Partner from Arthur Andersen Worldwide, responsible for U.S. Utility Business Consulting; Central U. S. Government Services practice; and Utility Auditor and expert witness. Past local government/relative experience: 2011: Winnetka Chamber of Commerce - Winnetka Man of the Year 2011 - Present: Winnetka Plan Commission, Chairman 2008-2012: Winnetka Village Council, Trustee 2006-2008: Winnetka Zoning Board, Member-at-Large 2005: Winnetka Caucus, Chair 2004: Winnetka Caucus…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Patch readers share their thoughts on the cancelled League of Women Voters debate between Chris Rintz and Gene Greable, after Greable declined to participate.
Last week, the League of Women Voters announced that their candidate forum between Winnetka Village President candidates Chris Rintz and the cacus-backed Gene Greable was cancelled, because Greable declined to participate. "My qualifications to serve as President and my long and active record of leadership are very well known," Greable told Patch. "My resume speaks for itself. The Winnetka Caucus Council interviewed us both at length and then selected me." Patch readers weighed in on the cancelled debate in Patch's earlier coverage. While most were upset that both candidates weren't williing to participate, some understood while Greable declined. "Gene Greable has always conducted himself as an honest fair representative of his fellow …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Patrick Livney, who failed to replace Joe Adams on Winnetka Caucus Council’s slate of trustee candidates, has bowed out of the race.
Winnetka resident Patrick Livney has confirmed he won’t run as an independent trustee candidate in the April election, Chicago Tribune reported. During a raucous Nov. 12 meeting, Livney failed to gain enough votes to replace Joe Adams on Winnetka Caucus Council’s slate of candidates for Village Trustee. Adams, chair of Winnetka’s Zoning Board of Appeals received 310 votes, Livney received 216 votes. Incumbents Arthur Braun and Richard Kates led the pack with 436 and 429 votes respectively. At that meeting Livney left open the possibility of running as an independent, a path that current trustee Jennifer Spinney used two years ago to win another term on the board. But on Friday, Livney bowed out of the race. "As my voice has been heard…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Former Trustee Chris Rintz to challenge Caucus' village president candidate; challenger Patrick Livney fails to replace Joe Adams on the Caucus' slate of trustee candidates.
Next April’s Winnetka elections promise to be interesting as former trustee Chris Rintz said he will mount an independent campaign for Village President following Winnetka Caucus Council’s selection of Gene Greable for that post. More political intrigue could also be forming in terms of the village board elections, where challenger Patrick Livney did not win enough votes to replace Joe Adams on the Caucus’ slate of candidates for Village Trustee. Incumbents Arthur Braun and Richard Kates led the pack with 436 and 429 votes respectively. Adams, Winnetka’s Zoning Board of Appeals Chair, received 310 votes and Livney came in fourth with 216. In what was at times a raucous atmosphere Monday night at the Skokie School, Winnetka residents …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Do you know who your new village trustees are? Get the scoop!
Winnetkans, it's time to welcome in a new season of leadership at Village Hall. New trustees will be sworn in, while outgoing trustees will give final remarks. Trustees Gene Greable, Bill Johnson and Chris Rintz bid farewell; Jack Buck, Patrick Corrigan and Stuart McCrary come onboard. The Winnetka Village Council meets Tuesday evening at Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Rd., at 7:30 p.m. Per the village website, browse the main events below, and check out the full agenda in the Patch Media Uploader. "AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS Want more government news? "Like" us on Facebook.