The Fox River Grove taxeaters are a mere 9 votes behind in the midnight posting of votes in the sales tax hike referendum offered by Village officials.
It is conceivable that the tally might shift.
Here’s the ballot:
At least the folks in Fox River Grove were given a chance to vote.
When the Crystal Lake City Council hiked the city sales tax by 75%, there was no approval at the ballot box.
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In writing this article, I forgot that a subdivision of Fox River Grove is in Lake County. On election night it was showing a margin in favor of the tax hike that was 2 votes larger than the margin against the measure in McHenry County.
When the absentee and provisional ballots were sorted out, the measure tied.
A tie means the tax hike will not go into effect.