Digital Access

Digital Access
Access kcchronicle.com and all Shaw Media Illinois content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We’ve got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what’s coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from Kane County Chronicle, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Sign up for free email alerts. We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox.
Local

Show You Care Kane hearing complete, but results must wait

Hearing officer to write a recommendation

The result of a closed-door preliminary hearing about a complaint filed against Show You Care Kane won’t be known until at least early next year.

Allen Skillicorn, an East Dundee trustee and anti-tax activist, has filed a complaint with the Illinois State Board of Elections against Show You Care Kane, alleging violations.

Show You Care Kane is pushing voter support for a referendum on the March 18 primary ballot that seeks a 0.1 percent property tax to fund services for people with developmental disabilities.

The Association for Individual Development formed Show You Care Kane to advocate for the referendum.

Andy Nauman, deputy director of campaign disclosure for the board of elections, confirmed the closed preliminary hearing was conducted Thursday but could not disclose details. The hearing officer will write a recommendation, which will be presented to both parties and the board, Nauman said.

The board will determine whether the complaint was filed on justifiable grounds and, if so, whether a public hearing is warranted or if corrective actions would resolve the matter, Nauman said.

Although the board next meets Jan. 9, Nauman said the topic might not be addressed until the Feb. 19 meeting.

Loading more