LaGrange Highlands School District 106

1750 Plainfield Rd, La Grange, IL 60525    708-246-3085   

Department Staff

Department of Finance & Operations
Local Tax Levy:

A tax levy is the amount of money requested by a school district from taxpayers through local property taxes.

A tax extension is the total property tax billings on the district’s behalf. In other words, it is how much money the district is actually entitled to receive per calculations from the County Clerk.

Budgeted revenues can be broken into three major categories: local, state, and federal. In the Highlands, the district receives more revenue through local taxes than it does from state or federal sources. These local revenues must be requested – or levied – in specific ways in order to direct funds appropriately for specific expenses (e.g., special education, transportation, maintenance).

The County Clerk reviews this request, as well as estimated property values from the County Assessor’s office, and makes a determination as to the amount of local revenue the district may receive. This information is then used for budgeting revenues in the upcoming year.

For information regarding last year’s tax extension from the County Clerk, please review the Tax Agency Report on the Clerk’s website by clicking here.

Department Staff

Michael Duback
Dir. of Operations / CSBO
mduback@district106.net
708-485-3073
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Mike Vargas
Assistant Business Office Manager
mvargas@district106.net
708-485-3034
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Lee Hilbrich
Receptionist / Sub Coordinator
lhilbrich@district106.net
708-485-3041
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