McHenry, Illinois City Council news
The towns met Sunday ahead of a possible Monday deadline that would prohibit municipalities from enacting a one-cent tax on each game played a video gaming terminals. They were notified late Thursday a bill was passed by state lawmakers that could prohibit establishing "push taxes."
McHenry residents using city water and sewer lines will see a $4 hike in the base rates they pay on each billing cycle after a 5-2 City Council vote this week approved the increase.
The McHenry City Council granted several variances to municipal codes Monday to allow a 288-unit apartment complex development to move forward, clearing way for the largest multifamily housing project the city has seen in years.