Published on in “General”, language — English. 16 pages.
With an area of approximately 17 square miles, Lake Forest is home to 19,375 people according to the 2010 Census. The City of Lake Forest was incorporated as a city under a special charter granted by the Illinois State Legislature in 1861 that permits Lake Forest to be administered efficiently and economically with a minimum number of separate government bodies. The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body and includes the Mayor and two Aldermen from each of the City's four wards. More
The Dialogue is the quarterly City of Lake Forest, Illinois newsletter. Whether you are new to the community or have lived here all your life, we know you will agree that Lake Forest is an exceptional place. Its natural beauty, special characteristics and generous residents create a wonderful environment in which to live. It is a city that values its rich heritage, offers high quality educational opportunities, and preserves its historic structures and natural open spaces. More