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It will probably cost more to live in Rock Island next year, but the increase will be smaller than initially proposed. Monday night, the city council will consider raising the property tax rate 3.9 per cent, compared to the recommendation from city staff to raise it 6.7 per cent. 

It will probably cost more to live in Rock Island next year. Monday night, the city council will hold a public hearing on next year's tax levy, and consider raising the charges for treating waste water and storm water.

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Opponents of raising property taxes turned out in force Tuesday night to tell the Rock Island County board "no." Ahead of a vote on next year's tax levy, they urged board members to find other alternatives to raising taxes.

Property taxes could go down slightly next year for some residents of the Rock Island School District. 

This week, Chief Financial Officer Bob Beckwith presented his proposed property tax levy and tax rate. He's recommending a tax rate of $5.35 per $100  assessed value, or about two cents lower than this year.

Property taxes probably won't change much for residents of the Carl Sandburg College district. Trustees have tentatively approved a tax rate for next year that's about one-tenth of a cent less than this year.

Thanks to stable state funding, the tax levy for Black Hawk College will probably not change very much. Thursday night the board of trustees will discuss a proposed property tax rate for next year of about 56 cents per 100 dollars assessed value. 

Thanks to the state, and local shoppers, the new budget for the Rock Island School District will be balanced, with even a small surplus. After a public hearing Tuesday night, the board of education approved a $71 million budget for the new school year. 

Stable Budget for BHC

Apr 16, 2019

Next year's budget for Black Hawk College will look very much like this year's. Monday night, the board of trustees held a public hearing, with final approval expected in June, for the fiscal year beginning July lst.

Tuition at Black Hawk College may stay at its current level for the third year in a row.  Next week, the board of trustees will consider a proposal from Chief Financial Officer Steve Frommelt to keep tuition at 149 dollars per credit hour.

Moline School Levy Lower

Dec 12, 2018

Property owners in the Moline School District will probably not pay higher taxes next year. This week, the school board gave its final approval to the 2019 tax levy.

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