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Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act Training

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., State's Attorney Rick Amato will be hosting the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor's Office for training local governments on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA).
Location: The DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 1350 West Prairie Dr., Sycamore, IL.

Live streaming will be available when the event is in progress. Click on the play symbol in the upper right hand corner of this homepage during the event to view the live stream.

1st Installment of 2021 Real Estate Taxes is due June 2, 2022.

2021 Real Estate Tax Bills were mailed April 29, 2022. Online payment options are now available for both Real Estate and Mobile Home taxes. Online instructions are available on the Treasurer’s Office FAQ page.

Voter & Election Information

Link to the DeKalb County Clerk’s Elections Webpage.

Letter to DCRNC Staff, Residents and Families

For almost a year, the DeKalb County Board and its various committees have publicly discussed
the fiscal position of the DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center (DCRNC). Although the
discussions have taken place publicly and background materials outline the fiscal position, this
letter was prepared to ensure the community is aware of the challenges and possible outcomes.

2022 Senior Assessment Freeze

2022 Senior Assessment Freeze applications available for DeKalb County Homeowners 65 years of age and older. The deadline to apply for the 2022 freeze exemption is July 1, 2022. Click here for more information.

FREE QPR Training

FREE Community Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training. Click here for dates/times.

Resources for the Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) program

Illinois has received approval from the U.S. Department of the Treasury on its Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) program to provide assistance to Illinois homeowners who have struggled to pay their mortgage due to COVID-19. Starting in April 2022, the state will begin accepting applications from homeowners for grants of up to $30,000 to eliminate or reduce past-due mortgage and property tax payments.

Apply Now for the 2022-2023 Children of Veterans (COV) Tuition Waiver

The application for the 2022-2023 COV Tuition Waiver is now available. The COV award is a four year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois awarded to natural or legally adopted children of service members. Please see application form for eligibility requirements and additional details.
The application deadline for conflicts not awarded closes October 1, 2022.

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