Perhaps you remember the $80,000 real estate tax increase resolution.
There have been 111 comments on the article, probably a record.
Denial that taxes will increase because of the resolution were made.
How can one believe that taxes weren’t hiked after reading what’s above?
Defenders of Jack Franks point out that he did not vote for the resolution.
Of course, he didn’t.
He has no vote on the County Board.
But it is undeniable that County Board Chairman Jack Franks prepared the agenda for the meeting.
There were no committee meetings, because he cancelled them when he took office.
So, no committee recommended the $80,000 tax hike.
Franks did so by putting the resolution on the agenda.
Now, McHenry County Blog has recevied, through a Freedom of Information request, the resolution with Jack Franks’ signature at the bottom. It is below: