It was standing room only this week when the DeKalb School District 428 board failed to muster enough support to pass its controversial property tax levy, though another special meeting is expected for next week with another chance for residents to weigh in.
The Sycamore Community School District 427 Board of Education will move to a one-meeting-a-month format starting in January 2024, after the board approved an amended board meeting schedule Tuesday night.
Dozens showed up recently ahead of an expected December vote to urge the DeKalb School District 428 to lower property taxes amid a proposal put forth by the district that would have seen taxpayers pay hundreds more on their bills.
DeKalb School District 428 staff recently proposed a property tax levy that would see homeowners pay upwards of $400 more on their 2023 tax bills next spring compared to 2022, district documents show. No final decision has yet been made.
A potential threat to Huntley Middle School in DeKalb was deemed unsubstantiated by authorities Friday morning, officials said, and no classes were interrupted as a result of a prompt investigation which involved police.