Infrastructure

Infrastructure

We can do better at maintaining and improving our basic infrastructure needs.

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Property Taxes

Property Taxes

Just as we have to live within our means, so does the village.

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Transparency

Transparency

Let’s implement the Illinois Policy Institute’s 10 point Transparency Plan so you can see where your money is spent.

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News & Updates

Updates from the campaign

Arriaza Questions YOTI Suit- Mt. Prospect Journal 3/1/2013

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Mar 1, 2013

I wanted to Elaborate more on this subject with the residents of Mt. Prospect.  This has been going on for years.  This is a big expense on the village. I estimate the total bill so far at $933,755 so far on this subject.   From this article when the suit...

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American Cities with the Highest (and Lowest) Taxes

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Feb 28, 2013

 Chicago came in 5th on the highest taxes. Now while we do not live in Chicago, we do have a 9.25% sales tax, and the 5% state income tax. Also some of the highest property taxes also. Throw in food inflation, and $4 gas- how can we expect to get more money from...

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Snow Day Today 2.26.2013

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Feb 26, 2013

I hope everyone is safe and sound today. I also want to thank the guys in the trucks today cleaning up the snow.  They have a long job ahead of them tonight. Carl ...

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Why I am against the 4.72% increase proposed for next year

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Feb 23, 2013

  As your trustee, I will stand against increases in  the property taxes, because it is not sustainable. Lets look at a example. 100 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Taxes in 2011 were $4436, which is $369/mo for a 2br/2ba condo in downtown. The average salary...

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Mt. Prospect Journal is doing a survey on the property tax- Please let them know your thoughts on the increases.

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Feb 20, 2013

The Mount Prospect Journal is doing a survey on Property Tax. They would love to hear from you. John and myself, feel they are too high.  We are proposing a $93 million budget for 2013.  I ask folks to look at their tax bills they got this past week, then let the...

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Burglaries reported in Mount Prospect

Posted by Carl Arriaza on Feb 19, 2013

Just giving folks a heads up on whats going on. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130218/news/702189694/

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