CL Park District Has No Election Contest for Four-Year Terms, No Candidate for Two-Year Slot

Three four-year are seats up in April. Four candidates are running for them: Caroline Bachour Chemaly Shawn Zimmerman Thomas Aquilina Michele Hartwig All are incumbents except Zimmerman. In addition, there is a two-year term for which no one has filed. … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park Board Votes to Stablilize Levy

Between this week and last the Crystal Lake Park Board seems to have undergone a collective brain transplant. After sitting through an explanation of the tax levy process last week, I was convinced that taxpayers were going to be subjected … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Park District Planning to Tax to the Max

Thursday night there was a workshop at the Crystal Lake Park Board to discuss the tax levying process. The presentation assumed that the Board wanted to extract as much money as possible from the taxpayers: Take the entire amount allowed … Continue reading