Kane County Board news
Beekeeping rules are in package of regulations introduced at Tuesday's County Board meeting. At the heart of the rules are limits on the number of hives any residential property could host.
The Kane County Board redrew the boundaries Friday for what are now 292 election precincts.
The Kane County Board passed a resolution Jan. 11 to increase the pay of Animal Control employees to address the problem of recruiting and retaining new employees, officials announced in a news release.
Recent state legislation approved in the wake of the decennial redistricting effort requires counties to redraw election precinct boundary lines by Jan. 15. The changes will affect every race on the 2022 ballot.
The county charges an impact fee on businesses coming to the county to force companies to help pay for maintenance and improvements to the roads and bridges that support traffic to and from the establishments. The fees first came online in the county during explosive growth in the 1990s and early 2000s.
The Kane County Executive Committee Wednesday voted to approve changes to its financial procedures for using its credit cards – known as procurement or p-cards – to have more oversight and control of their use.
The $4 million in grant money is funded through the American Rescue Plan.
The new map leaves no existing county board district untouched.
County board members approved a 2022 budget Tuesday that fills a $10 million budget hole with $16 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds.
With opposition to any form of a tax increase mounting, the committee in charge of forming Kane County's 2022 budget plan turned to a last-minute amendment Wednesday that would use emergency COVID-19 relief money to address a $10 million deficit.