Monday, December 3, 2012
The CLC Board also approved a contract for the remodeling of the R Building at the Southlake campus in Vernon Hills.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Take a look at recent College of Lake County Board actions: Board Approves Master Plan Culminating nearly two years of work, the College of Lake County Board of Trustees last night approved a new sustainable campus master plan that includes energy-saving repairs to aging infrastructure, a new science building and consolidated space for student support services on the Grayslake campus as well as a major expansion of the Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan. “The master plan provides a conceptual framework for developing our campuses,” said Board Chairman Richard Anderson. “It addresses crucial needs like making repairs to our aging heating and air conditioning system on the Grayslake campus and providing new buildings to enhance services and …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Homeowners could expect to pay $16 more on their property tax bills for a home valued at $300,000.
Libertyville Trustees are set to vote on a proposed $6.2 million 2012 tax levy at their Dec. 11 meeting. Libertyville homeowners can expect to pay about $16 more in property taxes for a home valued at $300,000 due to the 4.3 percent increase in the village's share of the property tax bill. The rate increase factors in an assumed 7 percent decrease in the existing homeowner's assessed valuation. The total proposed levy is $6,165,869. The village's portion of a resident's property tax bill is about 7 percent. By comparison, Libertyville Elementary District 70 and Community High School District 128 make up 37 percent and 35 percent of the property tax bill, respectively. Trustees held a public hearing on the levy at their Nov. 27 meeting, but…
Monday, November 21, 2011
Homeowners might pay some $4 to $15 more in 2012
Libertyville property taxes may be going up. If village trustees approve a proposed 2012 tax levy, homeowners can expect to pay 1.2 percent more on next year’s property tax bill. The Village Board will hold a public hearing at 8 p.m. Nov. 22 .to discuss the proposed $6.14 million tax levy and receive public input. The proposal would increase the overall tax levy by 2.3 percent. Should the new tax levy pass, a house valued at $75,000 would see a $4 property tax increase. For a house worth $150,000, property taxes would climb $9. A house valued at $200,000 would garner an $11 increase, according to village documents. According to the document, there was a 5.5 percent decrease in the equalized assessed valuation of property within the village…
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The school board unanimously approves 2010 tax levy.
Libertyville School District 70 board members approved a proposed $26 million tax levy at the school board meeting on Monday night. The proposed tax levy includes: The school board also approved the 2011-2012 school calendar. Students will start the 2011 school year on Aug. 22. Winter break will be from Dec. 17 to Jan. 3, 2012, and spring break will be from March 26, 2012 to March 30, 2012.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Libertyville township board may lower taxes for 2011.
Libertyville Township board is considering decreasing the tax levy, or the amount of the township budget to be picked up by taxpayers, by 10 percent for the fiscal year 2011. "I'm proposing decreasing levy by 10 percent and really working on having our expenditures meet our revenue so we can eventually have a flat fund balance, where we are only taking in as much as we are spending," said Kathleen O'Connor, supervisor of Libertyville Township at the Township Board meeting on Thursday. The township board is working on a preliminary budget to figure out how much the township will need for 2011 before asking taxpayers for money. For the fiscal year 2010, the township levied about $1.8 million and is projected to have a fund balance of about $…