McHenry County Tax Take Up by 1.5% or $12 Million

Last year McHenry County real estate taxpayers were billed $797,419,250.88. This year the McHenry County Clerk’s Office has determined that bills amounting to $809,385,180.76 will be issued. That’s a dollar increase of $11,965,930, a percentage increase of 1.5%. The Property … Continue reading

McHenry County High School Teacher Salary Data from Sun-Times Data Base

The Chicago Sun-Times released a school teacher and administrator data base this week that some might find interesting. “Salary data includes base, summer-, after-school pay, benefits, vacation- or sick-day payouts, pre-retirement salary bumps. Average includes only full-time employees,” says the … Continue reading

Marengo School Tax Hike Going Down; Union Fire Protection District Citiznes Gaining the Vote

Grade School District 165 proposed a pretty big tax hike this election. With 4 out of 9 precincts reporting, the “No’s” outnumber those voting “Yes” by almost 2-1. Electing the Union Fire Protection District Trustees, on the other hand, is … Continue reading

Marengo School Tax Hike Going Down; Union Fire Protection District Citiznes Gaining the Vote

Grade School District 165 proposed a pretty big tax hike this election. With 4 out of 9 precincts reporting, the “No’s” outnumber those voting “Yes” by almost 2-1. Electing the Union Fire Protection District Trustees, on the other hand, is … Continue reading