Fox River Grove Village Sales Tax Implementation (March 2012)

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A Fox River Grove Village Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the village of Fox River Grove which is in McHenry County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 430 (49.48%)
  • NO 439 (50.52%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of .25 percent in order to further pay for the funding of public infrastructure in the villages business areas.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Village of Fox River Grove impose a 1/4 percent non-home rule Municipal Retailers Occupation Tax and non-home rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax (1/4 of 1% Sales Tax) for the purpose of funding public infrastructure in business zones?[3]


  1. McHenry Election Information, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. McHenry County Clerk, March Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.