Finance

  • Geneva residents raise concerns about city’s electric costs

    GENEVA – City residents are concerned about the cost of electricity in Geneva, and what the future holds for possible rate increases.
    April 17, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

    GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told tho ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Tea Party pushes for change at rally

    ST. CHARLES – Politicians, policymakers and grassroots organizers Tuesday gathered at the Arcada Theater to urge residents to get involved.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Committee backs pet facility over complaints

    ST. CHARLES – Most aldermen on a city committee were in favor of a proposed east-side pet care facility over the concerns of property owners and resid ...
    April 15, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Geneva approves $89M budget

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved a city budget of more than $89 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year this week, following a public hearing in which no member ...
    April 9, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Property tax bills to be mailed out

    Kane County property tax bills will be mailed out by April 25, according to a news release sent by Kane County Treasurer David Rickert.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:36 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve minor changes in sales tax ordinance

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting voted 11-3 to make a few changes in its recently passed ordinance to increase the city’s h ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Maple Park police raise most cash in 2013 Torch Run fundraising effort

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Police Department placed first in the state in a fundraising effort for the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Oly ...
    April 1, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Kane County plans for future financial challenges

    GENEVA – A plan intended to help protect Kane County from future financial challenges has received initial support.
    March 27, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Local GOP leaders: Budget address lacks details

    Doug Whitley chuckled when asked for a reaction to Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget address, which was delivered Wednesday.
    March 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Tri-Cities housing market stagnates in February

    There was little growth in Tri-Cities housing market sales in February compared to the same time last year, according to the latest data released by t ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Sewer rate increase OK'd in Elburn

    ELBURN – Water and sewer rates will rise, starting with the May bills, in Elburn, something Village President Dave Anderson called a "not fun" but nec ...
    March 19, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • St. Charles bar owner still questioning late-night permit

    ST. CHARLES – A downtown St. Charles bar owner Monday once again questioned the price and purpose behind the future late-night permits system that beg ...
    March 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Wage debate: County Board chair seeks support for directors' raises

    GENEVA – Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen says he has the votes to pass nearly $60,000 in raises for nine county directors.
    March 13, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Geneva aldermen split over leaf, brush pickup contract

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the Committee of the Whole recommended approval of a new five-year contract for brush and leaf collection in a 7-3 split v ...
    March 10, 2014 - 10:16 pm
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