It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas — Jim Sedlacek and Griffin Driscoll, members of Hinsdale’s public works department, spent Monday morning on wreath duty throughout the central business district. The decorations along with the enhanced lighting of Burlington Park will be in place for Hinsdale’s 51st annual Christmas Walk Friday, Dec. 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Jim Slonoff photo)
Boards have different concerns at levy time
While some are counting the number of shopping days left until Christmas, village and school officials are facing a different kind of countdown.
They must file their tax levy — or annual request for property tax revenue — by Tuesday, Dec. 27.
Proceeds from the 2016 levy will fund operations in the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Without a firm grasp of exactly what those expenses might be, setting the appropriate levy amount can be a challenge.
That’s the discussion taking place in Community Consolidated Elementary District 181. ... read more