John Reinert Urges Rejection of McHenry High School Tax Hike Referendum

A press release from McHenry County Board member John Reinert: Reinert: Alternatives to McHenry High School Board’s Tax Hike Proposal Unexplored CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County Board member John Reinert is urging voters in McHenry High School District 156 to … Continue reading

Opposition to McHenry High School and McHenry City Tax Hike Bond Referendums Shows Up in Mailboxes

The committee to hike taxes in McHenry High School District 156 got $2,000 from each of the car dealers in McHenry, so they are rolling in cash. Until now, no opposition has reared its head except, McHenry County Board member … Continue reading

$9,150 Donated to McHenry High School Tax Hike Committee from Car Dealers, Potential Vendors and Teachers Union

On Tuesday, the McHenry High School Tax Hike Committee, calling itself the McHenry District 156 Vote YES for Lower Taxes and Better Schools, scored $9,150 more in campaign contributions. Here is where they came from $2,000 – Sunnyside Company [Chrysler, … Continue reading

What McHenry City Officials Say Will Happened to Tax Bills Depending on How Residents Vote on the Tax Hik Referendums this Fall

The City of McHenry’s Parks & Recreation Department has put out the following chart showing what will happen to taxes under various combinations of voter action: … Continue reading

McHenry High School Vendors Financing Tax Hike Referendum Campaign, Pay to Play?

The majority of the financing for the $44 million bond issue being pushed by the McHenry High School Board is coming from companies who sell goods and services to District 156. Of the $5,000 in contributions reported to the State … Continue reading

McHenry High School Tax Hike Committee Wants Yes Vote To Keep Taxes from Maximum Decrease, Vote NO and cut your taxes by $325 a year!

The McHenry District 156 Vote Yes for Lower Taxes and Better Schools committee has a campaign that is a naked attempt to deceive voters into missing out on a really big tax cut in 2020. The District currently levies about … Continue reading

Part 53 – Who’s Got What

McHenry Tax Payer’s for Fiscal Responsibility was started less than two months before school board elections. It was formed on January 21, 2015, with the intent of helping candidates running for the McHenry High School District 156 School Board. Organizers … Continue reading