Will Co. (ECWd) -
During our early coverage of the home owned by D210 and being rented to Dave Ernst, the head football coach, people posted comments to the article and claimed it was nothing more than a "shack" donated to the school.
This "shack" was being rented with no board approval and no rental agreement for what appears to be $500 a month, assuming the coach has only been staying there since September of 2015. (Rent article click here)
This "shack" was assessed during the 2015 quadrennial assessment and given a fair market value of $142,490.00. (2015 Assessment click here)
This "shack" housing the head football coach also includes the taxpayers funding the lawn care expense. (Lawn care article click here)
We shared in yesterday's article the photos that clearly depict this property is not a "shack". (Shack article click here)
As if all those facts are not disturbing enough, the taxpayers of D210 are also paying for the electric and gas on the property! We suspect water as well but have not received those records yet to confirm. See the utility bills below.
How many people would be standing in line to rent this "shack" for $500.00 and all utilities and lawn care are paid for by the taxpayers?
Most would agree, without an actual rental agreement that contains these perks, these are nothing short of unreported compensation to a faculty member.
We will continue to expose numerous disturbing events that have taken place at Lincoln-Way D210 all while the Board of Education appear to have been asleep at the wheel.
Taxpayers, elections have consequence and you are seeing what happens when you blindly trust your elected officials.
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