Monthly Archives: December 2011

When Promises Become Lies

From the Chicago Tribune, April 18, 2007: “Batavia voters were weighing in on a $75 million referendum question to determine whether the school board will issue bonds to pay for the expansion and renovation of schools in District 101. With … Continue reading

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Batavia Schools’ Tax Increase–Brace Yourself

As reported in Wednesday’s Kane County Chronicle, the Batavia School District passed its levy, at an increase of 4.9%.  Based on a home valued at $255,000, taxes will go up $464! Meanwhile, in Friday’s Chronicle, the School District will receive … Continue reading

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Batavia Tax Increases Make News

More from the Watchdog: The Daily Herald, This Morning 12/9/2011, Susan Sarkauskas. “Batavians to pay more for electricity.”  God Bless Her.  She does her homework and the article is very informative.  Some quotes from her article, one of which for … Continue reading

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What You Should Know

From a Batavia watchdog: I attended the City Council Meeting Monday Night, December 5, 2011.  Before the meeting I went over the budget (which I printed all 160+ pages) with a fine tooth comb so I was ready.  Home Rule … Continue reading

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