Monthly Archives: December 2013

Batavia Park District: All I want for Christmas is $1.2 million

UPDATE 12/30: Paranoia was unwarranted. Information was obtained from the Batavia Park District as to what the bonds were issued for.  The public notice wording was somewhat misleading due to the legal jargon taken from stock phrases. The bonds are … Continue reading

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School Board approves $7.2 million levy increase

Posted at Lower the Levy on Dec. 17, 2013: Despite the many eloquent requests to lower the levy, the school board unanimously approved the $7.2 million tax increase.  There was no discussion among the board members of alternatives. Their minds … Continue reading

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Batavia School District proposes $7 million tax hike

The school board has published their proposed tax levy for 2013, payable in 2014. It includes an almost 13% increase in taxes for operating funds, due mostly to the Chicago Premium Outlets Mall coming onto the tax rolls after the … Continue reading

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