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VBH__LogoThe Village Board will meet on tonight September 25th at 6:30 PM. The agenda and e-Packet can be found here.

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220 LogoThe Barrington District 220 Board of Education will be meeting this evening at 7:00 PM at Barrington High School.  A copy of their agenda can be viewed here.

Those wishing to watch the meeting via video streaming can do so by clicking here.

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220 LogoBarrington school officials said Friday they still have concerns about the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District’s plans to use a house near Prairie Middle School as a third fire station.

Barrington Area Unit School District 220 board President Brian Battle said talks between the two agencies have been productive regarding the future of the house, which is between Prairie and the district’s Early Learning Center. The fire district announced Thursday it had closed on the property.

“We’ll try to work with them in a collegial fashion and we hope we can find a way to resolve or mitigate our concerns,” Battle said. “But those concerns haven’t been fully addressed.”

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Editor’s note:  It’s clear when parents read about the planned fire station between two district schools yesterday, they weren’t happy and complained to school board members, thus this follow-up article.

 

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school tax levyBarrington School District 220 board members recently approved a 3.95 percent increase to its property tax levy from last year’s request.

But school officials maintained that like previous years, they may collect less than the requested amount.

District spokeswoman Morgan Delack said the newest property tax levy request was meant to capture tax dollars from new construction throughout the district’s boundaries and any increase to the Consumer Price Index, a yearly inflation measurement of what a typical consumer pays for goods and services.

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The Barrington District 220 Board of Education will be meeting December 6th at 7:00 PM at Barrington High School.  Action items on their agenda include:

  • Consideration to approve 2016 Certificate of Levy (3.65% increase)
  • Consideration to approve resolution declaring the intention to issue $4,300,00 Working Cash Fund Bonds to increase the District’s working cash fund

A copy of their agenda can be viewed here.  Those wishing to watch the meeting via video streaming can do so by clicking here.

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Property TaxesThe Barrington District 220 Board of Education will be meeting this evening at 7:00 PM at Barrington High School.  Tonight’s meeting will include a public hearing beginning at approximately 8:00 PM to hear testimony regarding the district’s proposed 3.65% property tax levy increase for 2016.

A copy of their agenda can be viewed here.  A copy of the legal notice of the proposed property tax increases can be viewed here.

Those wishing to watch the meeting via video streaming can do so by clicking here.

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News release from Barrington District 220:

clock“At its Nov. 8 meeting, the Board of Education took a final vote regarding changing school start times beginning in the 2017-18 school year.

By a vote of 5 to 2, the board voted to approve Scenario A, which will start the elementary schools at 8 a.m., Barrington High School at 8:30 a.m. and Barrington Middle Schools at 9 a.m. View the schedule in more detail here.

Over the next nine months, the administration will be working to address the operational issues affecting students, staff, parents and community members. More detail on these operational components will be discussed in further detail with the board over the next several months.”

 

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