.

Keep In Touch

Receive Updates




Chicago Tribune Endorses Sam Yingling
October 19, 2012
Chicago Tribune Endorses Sam Yingling
From the Chicago Tribune:
 
"62nd District: Last spring, Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling went to Springfield to lobby for a bill that would make it easier to get rid of his own job. The bill gave voters more leverage to eliminate township government. Yingling, a Democrat, understands how to do more with less, streamline government and ease the burden for taxpayers. He's done it in the Lake County township he oversees. He hopes to unseat Rep. Sandy Cole, R-Grayslake, who was first elected in 2006. We've endorsed her in the past. She's tough on agency directors who appear before her appropriations committee seeking more state resources. But she voted against a version of Yingling's bill to scale down local government. On pension reform, she says unions need to get to the table and get serious. Yingling criticizes Cole for taking a back seat on pensions. "We don't have time for that," he says. Yingling, who says he is open to any of the reform proposals discussed so far, is endorsed."
COLE USES STATE FUNDS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES
August 28, 2012
COLE USES STATE FUNDS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES
 
 
Event Includes Campaign Donors, Personal Business Clients, Excludes Others
 
Illinois is broke and Representative Sandy Cole is using State funds for what can only be described as a political event.
 
The August 29th event is billed as a “Women and Senior Health and Wellness Fair.” But if this is a taxpayer paid “fair” for seniors, why is Sandy Cole prohibiting Avon Township – the area’s ONLY public provider of Emergency Assistance for seniors? 
Avon Township seniors, vets get tax help in pilot program
June 14, 2012
Avon Township seniors, vets get tax help in pilot program
Avon Township has launched a pilot program to help eligible seniors and military personnel pay their property tax bills. The program will offer those residents grants averaging $200 to $300 apiece through the Avon Township Community Foundation, a designated charitable organization.
 
 
Avon Township Helps Seniors And Veterans With Property Taxes
June 14, 2012
Avon Township Helps Seniors And Veterans With Property Taxes
New Pilot Program Launches Today

Today, Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling announced the launch of a pilot program to provide property tax relief to senior citizens and military veterans. The Senior and Veteran Tax Assistance Program (SVTAP) will help seniors and veterans who are having difficulty paying their property taxes.
Avon Township Helps Seniors and Veterans With Property Taxes
June 13, 2012
Avon Township Helps Seniors and Veterans With Property Taxes
Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling announced the launch of a pilot program to provide property tax relief to senior citizens and military veterans.

Lobbyists Drawing Lucrative Pensions Partially Paid By Taxpayers
January 19, 2012
Lobbyists Drawing Lucrative Pensions Partially Paid By Taxpayers
CHICAGO (CBS) – They aren’t government employees. They are in effect lobbyists, but their salaries and pensions are funded in part by your tax dollars.
Avon town board slashes tax levies
December 17, 2011
Avon town board slashes tax levies
ROUND LAKE PARK — The Avon Township Board has voted to cut all three of its tax levies.

The collective reductions, approved earlier this week, total approximately 13.8 percent over last year.

Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling said he has received many phone calls and e-mails in support of the tax cuts.
Tax levy cuts at Avon Township:
December 16, 2011
Tax levy cuts at Avon Township:
Avon Township board members this week voted to cut all three tax levies. That means Avon intends to collect about 14 percent less from property owners in 2012. “We are encouraged by the countless phone calls and emails from residents supporting this initiative,” said Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling. Officials said the township is debt-free and taxpayers should be the beneficiaries of that status. Yingling said the levy reductions will “in no way” reduce the level of service to residents. Avon Township encompasses the Round Lake Areas, Hainesville, Grayslake and parts of Third Lake.
Avon Township Tax Cuts Exceed Expectations
December 15, 2011
Avon Township Tax Cuts Exceed Expectations
At its monthly Board meeting on Monday, the Avon Township Board voted to cut all three of its tax levies. The collective reductions total approximately 13.8% over last year. “We are encouraged by the countless phone calls and emails from residents supporting this initiative”, stated Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling.

The first reduction was made in the Township’s General Fund, which was reduced by approximately 21.6%. This reduction was possible as a result of the record surplus the Township generated in its last fiscal year. “Since the Township is entirely debt free, the township decided to return these surplus funds to the taxpayers via this substantial cut”, explained Yingling.
Avon Twp. supervisor objects to $450,000 settlement
December 12, 2011
Avon Twp. supervisor objects to $450,000 settlement
Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling says he was shut out of the process that resulted in a recent $450,000 settlement of a political firings lawsuit.

Had he been consulted by an insurance pool attorney hired to handle the federal suit against the township, Yingling said, he would have favored going to trial with the workers who claimed they lost their jobs for supporting the opponent of former assessor Bryce Carus in the 2009 election.
1 | 2 | 3 Last