Fig. 5: In addition to the large number of municipalities in NE Illinois, there are large numbers of other taxing and governing divisions, including hundreds of school districts. The boundaries of those are shown here along with municipal boundaries to express the number of divisions that exist. Taxes and resources must be split between all of these, and as MPC points out this often include the replication of expensive administrative work.

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