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Earlville School District Levy Increase (March 2012)

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AnEarlville School District Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the Earlville school district area which is in DeKalb, LaSalle and Lee Counties.

DeKalb

  • YES 8 (42.11%)
  • NO 11 (57.89%)Defeatedd[1]

LaSalle

  • YES 415 (51.94%)Approveda
  • NO 385 (48.06%)[2]

Lee

  • YES 0 (0%)
  • NO 2 (100%)[3]

This was the second attempt by the school to increase the district property tax to a rate of 4 percent. The additional money will go towards school programs and services.[4]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

SHALL THE MAXIMUM RATE FOR THE EDUCATION FUND OF EARLVILLE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9, LASALLE, DEKALB, AND LEE COUNTIES, ILLINOIS, BE INCREASED TO 4.0% OF THE FULL, FAIR CASH VALUE OF ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY O SAID DISTRICT AS EQUALIZED OR ASSESSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OF ILLINOIS FOR SUCH PURPOSES INSTEAD OF 2.6%, THE MAXIMUM RATE OTHERWISE APPLICABLE TO THE NEXT TAXES TO BE EXTENDED?[5][6]

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