Opponents to Kane County Tax Hike Surface

A press release from Jim Tobin: Kane County Taxpayers Fight Back North Aurora – Kane County taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and property tax increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) and Kane Cares About … Continue reading

Fox River Toll Bridge for Algonquin Review – Reasons for No Tolls

If you live in central Kane County, you get to cross the Fox River on bridges that don’t charge tolls. Two have been opened in recent years: Red Gate Road Bridge (2012) Stearns Road Bridge (2010) Prairie Street Bridge (1994) … Continue reading

Kane County Passes Levy Equal to Last Year’s Tax Collections

Kane County has done McHenry County one better. Under the leadership of outgoing County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay, the Kane County Board passed a levy that was the same as last year’s extension. Because there is additional assessed valuation, that … Continue reading

How Does McHenry County Stack Up to Kane & Will Counties on Keeping Taxes Constant?

Last week, McHenry County Blog ran a press release from Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay (who is running unopposed for State Senate) concerning her Executive Committee’s recommendation that the Board pass a levy that is the same as last … Continue reading