State Rep. Yingling promised to stay connected with one resident who said would work with him and then keep the others informed

At a Thursday forum, held at the Fremont Township office in Mundelein, the main topic turned to taxes and maintenance fees at the Saddlebrook Farms’ 55-plus community in Grayslake. Residents living on the same block don’t understand why their fees and taxes vary since they all have similar size lots and properties.

State Representative Sam Yingling, who hosted the forum, had several suggestions. including legislation that would require communities like Saddlebrook Farms to fill out disclosure forms with a breakdown of costs annually. Anothe would be a senior tax freeze, although the Saddlebrook Farms residents pay into the community, who then pays the taxes since the lots are all leased.

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  • Marie Johnson | Jan 18,2018

    He was elated at the out turn of residents? Out of all the homes in Saddlebrook, I would not call an attendance of 35 a very good turnout. However I do believe they deserve an honest answer on the discrepancy of their taxes. I would say Saddlebrook is pocketing some money at the homeowners expense

  • Brandy Turcotte | Jan 19,2018

    I would like to know where the affordable housing is that is that nice and clean for families…

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