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Review for Aim North Development Corporation Nfp, Grayslake, IL, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

AIM North was formed by David A. Northern Sr., as an agency within an agency. The agency AIM North is within is Lake County Housing Authority. LCHA's executive director is David A. Northern Sr.

David A. Northern, in his role as executive director of LCHA, proposed a loan of $74,000 from the sale of properties by LCHA, to AIM North.

The monies, according to the proposal presented as part of the official minutes of LCHA, would serve as seed money for AIM North, to assist LCHA in exploring public housing options and/or development possibilities, allegedly.

The terms of repayment of the loan of $74,000 (from LCHA to AIM North) include repaying approx. 10 percent ($7,400) of the loan annually for more than 10 years.

I have attended a number of monthly board meetings held the 3d Thursday of each month (with some exceptions) at 12:30 p.m. (though the commissioners start closer to 1 p.m. most times after enjoying a tax-payer funded lunch buffet).

My impression is the commissioners are lacking in general oversight of Mr. Northern's managerial duties and executive direction and rubber stamp most every policy change or monetary decision he undertakes.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Yes, as a taxpaying citizen resident of Lake County, I think it is important for fiscal management of public monies be beyond scrutiny. AIM North Loan Resolution 2011-55, February 17, 2011 Minutes

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Replace the executive director and most of the board's commissioners.

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How did you learn about this organization?

From attending board meetings and receiving personal emails from several employees of the Lake County Housing Authority

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Role:  General Member of the Public & I speak up at public comments section of the meeting to query various issues that seem indicative of systemic fiscal crisis, including the layoff of an accountant who may have been sacked after raising the alarm at fiscal mismanagement.