Woodstock School Board President Criticizes TIF as “Tax Reallocation”

Prior to the December 18th Joint Review Board hearing for the huge new Tax Increment Financing District proposed by the Woodstock City Council, School District 200 Board President Carl Gilmore wrote the following call for opposition, which was published in … Continue reading

Woodstock Tax Increment Financing District Hearing Yields No Substantive Discussion by Joint Review Board

At three o’clock representatives from the following tax districts who would be negatively affected by the proposed 562 acre, 536 structure Woodstock TIF District met at City Hall: McHenry County College Woodstock School District 200 Woodstock Fire Protection District Dorr … Continue reading

McHenry County Governments Missing in Action on Pending Crystal Lake TIF Tax Hikes

The City of Crystal Lake must notify all of the tax districts who will be affected when it proposes a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district. When the city did so, only three decided it was worth their time to take … Continue reading