Monthly Archives: March 2014

IL Property Taxes 2nd Highest in Nation, Batavia Even Higher

If you think your property taxes are too high, you’re right. According to the Tax Policy Center, as reported in Illinois Review 12/6/13, Illinois’ property tax rates have skyrocketed since 2010…. The average property tax rates as a percent of … Continue reading

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Does Saying “NO” to More Taxes Mean You Don’t Care?

Facing Kane County residents in the March 18, 2014 primary elections is a referendum sponsored by Show You Care Kane. It would add a .1% tax (and a new taxing body) to the assessed equalized value (EAV) of property in … Continue reading

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Batavia Residents to See 10-16% Electric Rate Increase

Because of the imprudent 28-year electricity contract agreed to by the Batavia City Council in 2006, residents of Batavia will be facing a 10-16% rate increase, plus a $4/month increase to the base rate, beginning in May. If the City … Continue reading

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