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Collinsville Area Recreation District Operations Property Tax Levy Proposition (April 2013)

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A Collinsville Area Recreation District Operations Property Tax Levy proposition was overwhelmingly approved on the April 9, 2013 election ballot in Madison and St. Clair Counties, which are in Illinois.

This measure reduced the maximum property tax levy available to the Collinsville Area Recreation District for operating and maintaining aquariums, museums, buildings and grounds from 0.03% to 0.0225% of assessed valuation. This reduced the maximum revenue possible for these purposes from $180,030 to $135,023 per year.[1]

Election results

Madison County:

Collinsville District Prop. 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2562 81.31%
No58918.69%
These election results are from the Madison County elections office

St. Clair:

Collinsville District Prop. 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 160 81.63%
No3618.37%
These election results are from the St. Clair County elections office

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the maximum tax rate for the purposes of establishing, acquiring, completing, erecting, enlarging, ornamenting, building, rebuilding, rehabilitating, improving, operating, maintaining and caring for aquariums and museums and the buildings and grounds thereof of the Collinsville Area Recreation District, Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois, be established at .0225 percent of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property herein instead of .0300, the maximum rate otherwise applicable to the next taxes to be extended?

YES

NO[1][2]

Text of the informational statement:

(1) This change is proposed to reflect the lower revenue requirements for this fund due to CARD's divestiture of the Miner's Institute..

(2) The maximum levy extendable under the current rate is $180,030. The maximum levy extendable under the proposed rate would be $135,023.

(3) The approximate maximum allowable tax extendable on a single family home with a Fair Market Value of $100,000 is $10.00 under current tax rate and would be $7.50 under the proposed tax rate.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Madison County April 9, 2013 Election Notice
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.