Responsible roads

 
Posted10/26/2018 1:00 AM

I read with interest Tax Watchdog Jake Griffin's article titled "40 road districts take more." It brings to light some excessive township road costs, particularly in Cook County.

I would simply like to point out that here in Milton Township (Wheaton and Glen Ellyn), our road district cares for 80 centerline miles of road for roughly $28,270 per mile (based on last four fiscal years' average real estate tax receipts). A far cry from the $105,609 per mile reported for Leyden Township, Cook County.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

While this may not be sensational enough to make the front page, it is good information to know.

Chris Heidorn,

Milton Township Supervisor

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