AFP-IL: Kane County Board should reje...

AFP-IL: Kane County Board should reject proposed tax hike

There are 2 comments on the Illinoisreview story from Oct 3, 2012, titled AFP-IL: Kane County Board should reject proposed tax hike. In it, Illinoisreview reports that:

Americans for Prosperity Illinois is calling on members of the Kane County Board to reject Finance Committee Chairman Jim Mitchell's plan to raise the property tax levy by the maximum amount allowed by state law, in part, to fund government worker raises.

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Kane County Taxpayer

Schaumburg, IL

#1 Oct 3, 2012
If Jim Mitchell lives in Kane County I suspect he rents as opposed to owns and is not responsible for property taxes. If he pays taxes perhaps the raise in pay he and his colleagues will collect should offset our out wiegh their increased taxes. Either way, not what our communities need to rebound from the bad economy. Perhaps many of the businesses that have closed their doors or continue to struggle would benefit from less taxes allowing additional sales tax to flow into kane county. All you are doing is taking money out of one pocket and placing it in another. Maybe we will see more vacant buildings pop up on Randall Rd. and over grown yards of houses where families once lived. Keep up the good work on taxing your residents to death. Idiots!
Confused in Kane

Lisle, IL

#2 Oct 15, 2012
Kane County Board Chairman candidate Chris Lauzen, Kane County Board candidate Sal Abbate and others have vowed to freeze property tax levies if elected.

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