KC video gaming task force to hold 2 public hearings

By on September 17, 2009

GENEVA—The Kane County Video Gaming Task Force will conduct public hearings at the Kane County Government Center County Board room, located at 719 S. Batavia Ave., Building A, in Geneva.

The first hearing will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, and will be followed by another hearing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The purpose of these hearings is to allow for comments from Kane County liquor licensees, Kane County social service organizations, the general public and all other interested parties, regarding the recent state legislation permitting video gambling devices in establishments having liquor licenses. All persons desiring to speak and provide public comment shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard. Persons are encouraged, but not required, to register to speak by contacting the Kane County Board office at (630) 232-5930. Registered speakers will be asked to participate first, and it is requsted that remarks be limited to five minutes.