Board Meeting Recap – August 6, 2013

Hello Everyone,

One of the topics covered in this meeting included amending the code for businesses with liquor licenses so they have identical hours for both Friday and Saturday nights.

Another ordinance was amended to more easily allow for movies in the park at Carpenter Park.  It’s important to note that permits for this will be free.  Judging by the participation in the first Movie in the Park event, this will continue to be a fun (free) family night out.

New business included discussion on ways to help property owners improve their buildings.

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Key Village Issues in the Next Four Years

The information below is from a Candidate Profile I submitted to the Daily Herald:

Key Issue 1  Property Tax Relief

Village residents have seen their homes plummet in value while their property tax liability has soared.  I believe this is a primary contributing factor to the record number of foreclosures in the area.  All taxing bodies that draw from Carpentersville residents Read more of this post