DuPage County budget calls for property tax cut, $40 million surplus

DuPage County will start the next fiscal year with a balanced budget that introduces some new projects and wage increases for employees, while lowering property taxes. County board members unanimously approved the $584.1 million spending plan for fiscal year 2023, which begins December 1. It’s Chairman Dan Cronin’s final budget before he steps down after …

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Recorded Henry County property transactions in mid-October

The largest property transfer observed in Henry County during October was a $5,525,000 sale from Green and Chatham Martinsville to Dollar Smart of Atlanta on October 17. The Henry County GIS lists Green & Chatham as the owner of the Dollar Smart storage units on Greensboro Road, between Fontaine Drive and Rives Road, and the …

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Dauphin County officials are not happy with the state’s plans to retain the former hospital property

With their hope of seeing 300 acres back on property tax rolls seemingly dashed, Dauphin County officials are frustrated with the state’s plans to retain ownership of the former Harrisburg State Hospital. County commissioners had their hopes of the property becoming “the next hot development site” dashed and were unhappy with how the state handled …

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TILT Completes Purchase of Blind Bay Property in View of US Customs and Border Protection Site | jefferson county

FISHERS LANDING — The Thousand Islands Land Trust has officially completed the purchase of the Blind Bay property on which US Customs and Border Protection wants to build a Border Patrol station. The 20.5-acre property between Route 12 and the St. Lawrence River in Blind Bay is now officially owned by the conservation group, which …

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Warren County owed more than $1.5 million in delinquent real and personal property taxes

Warren County Public Schools Assistant Superintendents Heather Bragg (left) and George “Buck” Smith (right) are forming a committee to develop a procedure the school division must use to notify parents about instructional materials that contain sexually explicit content. Video and photos by Mark Williams, Royal Examiner. Local school boards across the state have until January …

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Property transfer tax to go up in Belmont County | News, Sports, Jobs

S T. CLAIRSVILLE — The fee for property sales will increase next year as the Belmont County Board of County Commissioners intends to increase the county’s real property and manufactured home transfer tax to $3 per $1,000 of the price selling for $4 for $1,000. The board scheduled two public hearings during its next meetings …

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Hancock County School Board to Transfer Property | News, Sports, Jobs

The Hancock County Board of Education has agreed to work on transferring a set of district-owned parcels to other government entities. “We have three properties,” Superintendent Dawn Petrovich explained during Monday’s school board meeting. The properties in question include a 6.2-acre site located behind the New Cumberland City Building, while the others are two parcels …

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