Admin Program: Lower Your Levy, Library!

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Stephen Bero, Director of the Warren-Newport Public Library District, will facilitate a panel to address the increasingly widespread animus in this country that not only should government agencies not raise taxes, they should in fact lower them.

On the panel will be Sam Yingling, Avon Township Supervisor, who will talk about how and why he and his town board reduced its levy last year; a report from Cindy Fuerst, Director of the Vernon Area Public Library District, on her board’s decision to keep their levies flat for the last three years; State Representatives Carol Sente of District 59 and Ed Sullivan of District 51, who will give insight into current and planned legislation affecting the PTELL; and Steve Larson, Senior Financial Advisor/Executive Vice President of Ehlers & Associates, who will explain the financial consequences of a lower levy. There will be time for discussion after the panelists’ presentations.

Friday, September 23, 2011
Prospect Heights Public Library District
12 North Elm Street
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
(847) 259-3500

Program Schedule
9:15 – Coffee and Conversation
9:45 – Business Meeting
10:00 – Program
12:00– Depart for optional lunch at Palm Court, 1912 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004.
Lunch is not included in the registration fee for this program and anyone interested will be able to order off the
menu and will pay his own way at the restaurant.

Registration: To reserve your seat for the program, please print and mail in the registration form. Fees are $15.oo for LACONI members and $25.00 for non-members.

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