We learned that the need for the Dial-A-Ride services has fallen off dramatically because of the Covid pandemic.
The tab for Laketran’s new headquarters has increased from $10 million to $17.5 million, and an extra $250,000 for the architect.
(LFC Comment: We received some inquiries from Lake County taxpayers about LakeTran providing transportation to Lake County employees living in East Cleveland and Cleveland, so we sent the following email to Mr. Ben Capelle, Executive Director of LakeTran.) Mr. Capelle,… Read More ›
Did you know that Laketran has a political action committee (PAC) known as ‘Friends of Laketran’? We received the following campaign finance reports from the ever helpful Lake County Elections Board: 2019 SemiAnn LAKETRAN 2018 SemiAnn LAKETRAN 2018 Ann LAKETRAN… Read More ›
We attended a Lake Tran board meeting yesterday specifically to hear them discuss the need for more revenue from the already over taxed citizens. They passed the resolution to place an additional .25% sales tax levy on the November, 2019… Read More ›
LFC received notification from Lake Tran that they plan to place an additional sales tax levy on the May ballot. They will have a Board of Directors’ meeting on April 22nd at 4:00 pm to discuss the proposed sales tax… Read More ›
In anticipation of LakeTran asking for additional revenue, be it either a sales tax increase or a property tax increase, we thought we would do a cursory review of their financial statements. LakeTran, as with other political sub-divisions, is a… Read More ›
We had a source tell us that Lake Tran is in financial difficulty again, and are thinking about placing another property tax levy on the November ballot. We wanted to be proactive on this issue and have sent the following… Read More ›