Fire Protection District Taxation

Here’s what Fire Protection Districts have been taxing for the last two years: Fire Protection District INCR / DECR INCR / DECR 2015 – 2014 2014 – 2013 IN TOTAL TAX IN TOTAL TAX BARRINGTON COUNTRY ($24,849.10) $55,835.84 RICHMOND ($3,813.48) … Continue reading

Interviews for County Board-Appointed FPD Trustees

Monday the McHenry County Law & Justice Committee will interview applicants for four fire protection districts. Robert Graham is the only candidate to serve on the Crystal Lake Rural Fire Protection District Board. Christopher Bennett is the only applicant for … Continue reading

County Board Seeks Board Volunteers for Fire Protection Districts, Etc.

McHenry County Board members get all the publicity, but it’s volunteers who oversee all sorts of operations in McHenry County and local government, which are appointed by the County Board. Below are current openings: McHenry County Agricultural Conservation Easement and … Continue reading

Rauner Out to Make FPD Consolidation Easier

Below is an amendatory veto from Governor Bruce Rauner: Veto Message for HB 219 To the Honorable Members of The Illinois House of Representatives, 99th General Assembly: Today I return House Bill 219 with a specific recommendation for change. Current … Continue reading

Comparing This Year’s Fire Protection Taxes with Last Year’s

Below the total tax requests from Fire Protection Districts in McHenry County for last year are compared to the ones which will be reflected in the real estate tax bills about to arrive in people’s mailboxes: The Barrington Countryside Fire … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Rural & Richmond Protection District’s Rate Capped, FRG Hits Limit Next Year

Some of McHenry County’s Fire Protection Districts are at the maximum rate allowed by law. Fox River Grove’s Fire Protection District is close. It will only be allowed a 2.3% increase next year, instead of the 3% the Property Tax … Continue reading