Tax Dollars

School Beat — October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Your tax dollars… thank you! Carol Hillman by CAROL HILLMAN Board of Education Trustee Every school year, the staff for the Rockford School District begins with a kick-off morning at Rockford High School. Support and teaching staff, along with administration and the school board, congregate in the auditorium and a motivating, fun-filled, informative event occurs. [...]

Rockford considers extending Downtown Development Authority 30 more years

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in Rockford may be extended another 30 years if the city council approves. The DDA is up for renewal in 2013 but Young said he hopes council will extend the tax dollar capture now. Young said it is possible future laws may prohibit the extension of DDAs and there is no reason to wait. The City created the DDA in 1984. DDAs take a [...]