Category: Joliet

Did the Caton Ridge HOA Board of Directors Cross a Line? [Updated]

Did the Caton Ridge HOA Board of Directors Cross a Line? [Updated]
Politics and Homeowner Associations can seem to have more than a few things in common at times. Still, I expect that those serving on the Board of Directors and the Property Management Company to be completely open and transparent, especially when it comes to preserving and protecting the property values of communities they serve. After... Read more »

Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff

Proposed Hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees Are A Ripoff
Given residents have already endured an outrageous rate hike once before for “mandated improvements to its water system” the proposed hike in Joliet Water Sewer Fees are a ripoff. And that begs another question to be asked – hey what in the F$$K did you do with that 35% rate increase (that actually amounted to... Read more »

Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase

Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase
Joliet Mayor Tom Garriante seems to have taken a page right out of the Chicago Tax Playbook; i.e. screw residents while leaving businesses who ruin its’ roads and bridges alone. And so it is – Joliet residents will get tagged for an increase in their sales tax and utility taxes in 2012 after the City... Read more »
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Joliet Mayoral and City Council Elections To Shape or Break City

Joliet Mayoral and City Council Elections To Shape or Break City
With all the hoopla surrounding Chicago and its politics, it is easy to forget that there are many other important elections all over the Chicago Metropolitan Area. One really big one is in Joliet. Naturally, this election affects me personally. Of course these are strictly my endorsements and I am not involved in anyone’s campaign,... Read more »