With one proposal to pay off Illinois’ pension debt asking the typical homeowner to pay more than $1,900 in additional property taxes for the next 30 years, the stakes for pension reform have never been clearer.View Report
Taxpayers in the city of Alton, which has identical borders to that of Alton Township, could see savings through consolidation.
Townships are the cockroaches of governance. They won’t die.
The appearance of patronage hires in some McHenry County townships highlights consolidation efforts at the state and local level.
The average property tax bill for a Kendall County homeowner in 2017 totaled nearly $6,500.
A bill that would give McHenry County voters a more powerful voice in township consolidation is one step closer to becoming law.
A House bill that would allow communities to consolidate local township governments has earned support from both parties – and the opposition of township officials.
A House bill that would allow for the dissolution of township governments in McHenry County has passed committee and is set to receive a vote.
The nonbinding referendum to merge DuPage County’s election commission with the clerk’s office won by more than 17,000 votes.
The nonbinding, advisory referendum seeks to gauge support of merging two DuPage County offices.
Bob is not a typical politician. He is not a lobbyist. He is a barber. But he’s making real change in the community he loves.