Illinois News Network Sheds Light on More Taxpayer Funded Conferences

From Illinois News Network www.ilnews.org: School Conference Costs McHenry County Taxpayers Big Money Six of McHenry County’s largest school districts sent more than 75 administrators, staff and school board members to a single conference in Chicago in November at a … Continue reading

Serwatka Keeps Promise, Disolves TIF District, Property Tax Refunds Go Out to Lakewood Residents in Former TIF District

Lakewood President Paul Serwatka sent an email out announcing a property tax refund for those who were impacted with the now dissolved TIF district.  You can read about it below: Friends and Neighbors, On June 13 2017, as promised, the … Continue reading

Serwatka Makes Good on Property Tax Cut for Lakewood

Village of Lakewood President Paul Serwatka issued a press release this evening touting his 10 percent tax cut.  The village board unanimously adopted a 10 percent reduction in taxes.  Five percent was a tax cut and five percent was abated … Continue reading

Serwatka Proposes 10% Property Tax Cut in Lakewood

A press release from Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka: Lakewood Proposes 10% Cut in Property Tax Levy Village Board to Vote This Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00pm. This Tuesday, December 12th 2017, at Turnberry Country Club Meeting Room, staff and … Continue reading

Serwatka Seeks Citizen Input on Lakewood Village Board Attendance

First it was the question of whether Lakewood should merge with Crystal Lake. Now it’s a survey about Lakewood Village Board meeting attendance. There were two emails. The first is below: Lakewood Trustees Say NO to Accountability I am seeking … Continue reading