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Graham School District Levy Addition (May 2011)

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A Graham School District Levy Addition measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Graham school district area which is in Champaign County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 931 (29.4%)
  • NO 2,236 (70.6%)Defeatedd[1]


This measure sought to add to the current levy by a rate of $.80 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for emergency requirements of the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy be imposed by the Graham Local School District, Counties of Champaign and Shelby for the purpose of EMERGENCY REQUIREMENTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT in the sum of $ 1,800,000 and a levy of taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average 8 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.80 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012?[3]

References

  1. Champaign County Board of Elections, May Election Results
  2. Champaign County Board of Elections, May Issues List (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.