CHICAGO -Lake County, Ill., voters will be asked in November to support $185 million in borrowing to finance new land purchases and preservation improvements in the growing county north of Chicago.

The Lake County Forest Preserve District board of commissioners Tuesday voted to put the bonding question to voters on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The district hopes to sway voters to endorse the measure with the promise that no tax increase is needed. Officials also believes they can acquire new land at a bargain given the real estate market slump.

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