Fox River Grove has a Police Pension Fund presumably financed primarily by local property taxes.
The funding level is about half of that of the distressed State of Illinois pension funds.
Illinois funds it pension funds at 45%.
Fox River Grove is at 25%.
In dollar amounts, the Fund is $4.1 million short.
No wonder village officials wanted citizen permission to hike the local sales tax by 25%.
It failed, but by the narrowest of margins.