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Rock Island County Tentative Multiplier Announced PDF Print E-mail
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Written by cms.iisnews@illinois.gov   
Friday, 08 November 2013 15:25

SPRINGFIELD, IL, - Rock Island County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Brian Hamer, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the method used to achieve uniform property assessments among counties, as required by law. This equalization is particularly important because some of the state’s 6,600 local taxing districts overlap into two or more counties (e.g. school districts, junior college districts, fire protection districts). If there were no equalization among counties, substantial inequities among taxpayers with comparable properties would result.

State law requires property in Illinois to be assessed at one-third (1/3) of its market value. Farm property is assessed differently, with farm homesites and dwellings subject to regular assessing and equalization procedures, but with farmland and farm buildings assessed according to standards based on productivity.

The equalization factor is determined annually for each county by comparing the sales price of individual properties sold over the past three years to the assessed value placed on those properties by the county supervisor of assessments/county assessor.

If this three-year average level of assessment is one-third of market value, the equalization factor will be one (1). If the average level of assessment is greater than one-third of market value, the equalization factor will be less than one (1). And if the average level of assessment is less than one-third of market value, the equalization factor will be greater than one (1).

Assessments in Rock Island County are at 33.33 percent of market value, based on sales of properties in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

The equalization factor currently being assigned is for 2013 taxes, payable in 2014.

Last year’s equalization factor for the county was 1.0000.

The tentative factor is subject to change (1) if the County Board of Review takes actions which significantly affect the county assessments or (2) if local officials or others can present data showing that the Department of Revenue’s estimates of the average level of assessments in the county should be adjusted. A public hearing on the tentative multiplier will be held between 20 and 30 days after the tentative factor is published in a newspaper of general circulation within the county.

A change in the equalization factor does not mean total property tax bills will increase or decrease. Tax bills are determined by local taxing bodies when they request money each year to provide services to local citizens. If the amount requested by local taxing districts is not greater than the amount received in the previous year, then total property taxes will not increase even if assessments may have increased.

The assessed value of an individual property determines what portion of the tax burden a specific taxpayer will assume. That individual’s portion of tax responsibility is not changed by the multiplier.

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SCOTT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOVEMBER 20, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brian McDonough   
Friday, 08 November 2013 14:58
4:00 P.M.
First Floor Board Room
Scott County Administrative Center
600 West Fourth Street
Davenport, IA 52801
AGENDA
1. Call to order
2. Approval of Minutes of the October 23, 2013 meeting
3. Public Hearing – Variance, Section 31 of Blue Grass Twp – Todd and Joy Schmidt (applicants): Request for a variance to allow a new 24’ x 30’ detached accessory garage in the same location as a previously sited, and since removed, legal non-conforming detached garage, and being partially located within a front yard.
Public Hearing Procedure:
a. Chairman reads notice of public hearing.
b. Director reviews case.
c. Applicant/Representative speaks on behalf of request.
d. Public may ask questions or make comments.
e. Director makes staff recommendation.
f. Applicant may respond to comments and/or recommendation.
g. Board members may ask questions.
h. Chairman closes the public portion of the hearing. (No more comments from public or applicant.)
i. Discussion period to determine justification for decision.
j. Board members move to accept, reject, or modify request.
k. Final vote. Case closed. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum. The concurring vote of three members of the Board shall be necessary to reverse any decision or determination of the zoning administrator or to decide in favor of an application for a variance or conditions for a special use permit. The Board of Adjustment is “quasi-judicial” and not a recommending body. Therefore, any appeals to their decisions should be filed with District Court within 30 days of the meeting.
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Promotional Ceremony for November 12, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pamela Bennett   
Friday, 08 November 2013 11:05

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a promotional ceremony on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse in the Sheriff’s Administration Conference room. Deputy Joseph McDonough will be promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Deputy McDonough was raised in Davenport and is a graduate of Davenport West High School. Deputy McDonough graduated from St. Ambrose University and began his career with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office in January, 2005 where he has served in the Patrol Division and the Civil Division, and was a member of the Emergency Services Team from 2009 to 2013. Joe and his wife Angie have 2 children and reside in Davenport.

 

 
SCOTT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS November 11 - 15, 2013 TENTATIVE AGENDA PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Renee Luze-Johnson   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 15:37
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Special Board Meeting - 8:00 am
Conference Room 638, 6th Floor, Administrative Center-Canvass
1. Roll Call: Hancock, Minard, Sunderbruch, Cusack, Earnhardt
2. Canvass of votes.
3. Other items of interest.

 
Scott County Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting: Tuesday, November 19th PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brian McDonough   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 10:02
Scott County Administrative Center
1st Floor Board Room
600 W Fourth Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801
AGENDA
1. Call to order.
2. Minutes - Approval of meeting minutes from the October 15, 2013 meeting
3. Review of the Scott County Comprehensive Plan – Presentation by Bill Martin of the Quad Cities Chamber and Quad Cities First on Certified Sites programs
4. Public Hearing – Rezoning – Application to rezone approximately 7 acres from Agricultural-Preservation (A-P) to Agriculture Service Floating (A-F) by Flenker Bros, LLC (applicant) and Albert Hess (property owner) in Princeton Township, Section 19
Public Hearing Procedure
a. Chairman reads public notice of hearing.
b. Director reviews background of request.
c. Applicant /Representative provide any additional comments on request.
d. Public may make comments or ask questions.
e. Director makes staff recommendation.
f. Applicant may respond or comment.
g. Commission members may ask questions.
h. Chairman closes the public portion of the hearing (No more public comments).
i. Discussion period for the Commission members.
j. Commission members make motion to approval, deny, or modify request.
k. Final vote. Recommendation goes to Board of Supervisors.
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