Comparing Township Road District Property Taxes 2002 Versus 2016-Part 6

48.37% Average Increase in Road & Bridge Funds Today McHenry County Blog is revealing numbers for Township Road Districts. In summary from 2002 to 2016: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 33.8%. County Population increased by 10.55%. County … Continue reading

Comparing Township Property Taxes 2002 Versus 2016-Part 5

Townships Average 37.20% Increase in Tax Levy Today McHenry County Blog is revealing numbers for Townships. In summary from 2002 to 2016: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 33.8%. County Population increased by 10.55%. County Assessments have increased … Continue reading

Comparing School District Property Taxes 2002 Through 2016-Part 4

63.98% Average Increase for School Districts Today McHenry County Blog is revealing numbers for School Districts In summary from 2002 to 2016: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 33.8%. County Population increased by 10.55%. County Assessments have increased … Continue reading

Comparing Fire District Tax 2002 Versus 2016-Part 3

Fire District Property Taxes Increased Over 96% A friend of McHenry County Blog compiled the information explaining McHenry County Taxes in correlation to the Consumer Price Index. Today McHenry County Blog is revealing numbers for Fire Districts Part 1 on … Continue reading

McHenry County Taxpayers Owe Over $130 Million for Underfunded Police and Fire Pensions…as of Two Years Ago

Commenter Mark has laid out all of the municipal police and fire pension fund money owed by McHenry County taxpayers. Let’s review police and fire pension funding status in McHenry County. Remember, Jack Franks says he has a plan to … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Taxpayers Owe Tens of Millions to the Crystal Lake Police and Fire Pension Funds

Commenter Mark does a lot of research, which he shares under various stories. Today, inspired by Mayor Aaron Shepley’s endorsement of Democrat Jack Franks, he looks at Crystal Lake city finances. Does endorsing Franks mean the Crystal Lake City Council … Continue reading