Property owners throughout Illinois will be receiving a little something from their tax office soon. And while it'll likely be unwelcome by most, in Lake County, this year's property assessment notices will also seem awfully unfamiliar. A complete redesign of the notices is meant to provide more information about assessments and why they may have gone up or down. The governor recently signed a law that implements the redesign. Much of the state will experience those changes next year, and it's all the work of Citizen's Action Project
, a watchdog group. Steve Minsky is the vice president of Citizen's Action Project, and he explains. RELATED:
2007 Interview with Citizens' Action ProjectEVENT:
The Citizens' Action Project meets for a panel discussion on property taxes.
Tonight, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake, 1561 Jones Point Rd.