In Will County, with a population of almost 700,000, the County Board has just levied $10 million for its Mental Health Board.
A referendum authorizing property tax funding passed in November with 53% voting in favor.
Thr Daily Southtown reports “the maximum levy that could be assessed as 0.05% per equalized assessed value. The rate approved Thursday was less than that at 0.0362%.”
Next year, the McHenry County Board (populaton about 310,000) proposes to levy $10,975,000, plus provide an addition $270,000 for capital projects from Federal covid money.
At the next McHenry County Mental Health Board meeting the following “Decision Memo” will be discussed: