Park District Taxes More Than Townships

Got this from a friend of McHenry County Blog and thought readers might find it of interest: Now that Annual Financial reports are posted on the State Comptroller’s web site, the information is more readily available. Information below was retrieved … Continue reading

Park District Real Estate Tax Comparisons

I know it is mid-summer and I forgot to show the comparisons between what McHenry County’s five park districts billed property taxpayers last year and this year. The word “extension” below is the amount that was billed taxpayers.  Because the … Continue reading

Marengo Park District at Maximum Corporate Tax Rate, Barrington Hills Park District Courts Maximum Tax Rates

Today we are looking at Park Districts with territory in McHenry County to find out if any are close to their maximum rate limits. The source of this information is the Tax Rate page of the McHenry County Clerk’s web … Continue reading

Cary Taxpayer Argues Against Park District Purchase of Second Golf Club, Board Members Getting Free Rounds

The following email was sent to Cary Park District Executive Director Dan Jones by Michael Rein: Dear Mr. Jones: Having had the opportunity to discuss the possibility of the Cary Park District purchasing Chalet Hills Golf Course with many park … Continue reading

Referendum Results

The little referendum I worked on, the Bull Valley Annexation referendum, went down big time. Those who think the village should forcibly annex property got over 80% of the vote. 524-129. Proponents made the pitch that voting “Yes” would result … Continue reading

Referendum Results

The little referendum I worked on, the Bull Valley Annexation referendum, went down big time. Those who think the village should forcibly annex property got over 80% of the vote. 524-129. Proponents made the pitch that voting “Yes” would result … Continue reading