Those who look at their property tax bills know that most of the money goes to school districts.
Below is where the money went in the Algonquin Township part of Crystal Lake in a recent year.
One will note that the largest share went to Crystal Lake Grade School District 47.
Coincidentally, one of that elementary school’s board members has announced her retirement after two terms.
Nancy Gonsiorek says that eight years is enough.
Gonsiorek voiced concern about continuing spiking of salaries right be teacher retirement during the discussion of the CLETA contract this spring.
The first day to circulate for school and community college boards is Tuesday, September 23, 2014. The filing dates will be December 15 – 22, 2014.
The time to start thinking about running for such offices is now.
If looking at how much school districts college in real estate taxes might inspire you to run, look here.