Libraries Taxing Action

Here’s what local libraries did to taxpayers last year and what can be expected when tax bills arrive this month:  Libraries INCR / DECR INCR / DECR 2015 – 2014 2014 – 2013 IN TOTAL TAX IN TOTAL TAX BARRINGTON … Continue reading

Library Board Candidates, Write-In Opportunities in Seven Districts

Libraries that are not for a single municipality are governed by elected Library District Boards. They are spread all over McHenry County, with the exception of the Crystal Lake and Harvard area. Crystal Lake and Harvard have the only city … Continue reading

Mike Tryon Announces Huntley and Algonquin Libraries’ Share of $1 Million Grant from Secretary of State’s Office

A press release from State Rep. MikeTryon: Huntley and Algonquin Libraries to Receive “Back to Books” Grants through Illinois Program SPRINGFIELD…..Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has announced that two community libraries in State Representative Mike Tryon’s legislative … 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

Libraries Win Money in Budget Sweepstakes

There is no guarantee that any of the so-called member initiatives (“pork” to most) in the budget sent to Governor Rod Blagojevich will ever reach local governments and charitable organizations, but if it does it isn’t just municipalities and townships … Continue reading

Libraries Win Money in Budget Sweepstakes

There is no guarantee that any of the so-called member initiatives (“pork” to most) in the budget sent to Governor Rod Blagojevich will ever reach local governments and charitable organizations, but if it does it isn’t just municipalities and townships … Continue reading