Income Tax Revenue Sharing Loss Would Cost McHenry County Governments $16.9 Million

The McHenry County Council of Governments (McCOG) has calculated how much money each village and city in the county would lose in state subsides should Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget recommendations be enacted. The Govenror suggests cutting the subsidy in half. … Continue reading

Delegating Authority to Settle Claims Up to $25,000 to County Staff

Here’s most of an interesting resolution that will be considered by the Management Services Committee Monday: WHEREAS, a delegation of authority would guide the County’s staff in their efforts to resolve claims on the County’s behalf fairly and efficiently; and … Continue reading

Ethics Commission Interviews Coming Up

Next Monday the Management Services Committee will interview four applicants for three spots on the McHenry County Ethics Commission on Monday morning. Two incumbents have applied for re-appointment: Cherie Rickert – McHenry John White – Hebron There are two newcomers: … Continue reading

Five-Year Tax Hike for Schools 12.75%

Reader “Connecting Dots” inserted this property tax information in a comment under the article, “McSweeney Introduces Eleven Bills.” There are comments on more than one of the bills, but with regard to McSweeney’s House Bill 178 to freeze township extensions … Continue reading