Kane County Board
The Kane County Board Finance Committee has voted to cut the sheriff’s budget by $225,000, just a part of the amount that will be cut if the sheriff doesn’t straighten out an inmate housing situation involving the federal government.
The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
The people who live in unincorporated areas of Kane County may get the chance to opt out of getting their electrical service from ComEd.
The head of the Kane County Board is warning that the county has to wean itself from what she calls an unreliable source of revenue.
The Kane County Board’s riverboat subcommittee is recommending some revisions in how the county distributes 2012 proceeds from the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.
The Kane County Board is expected to decide on a proposal to reduce that body by two members, and one commissioner believes it will be a close vote.