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Lee Village Property Tax Increase (March 2012)

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A Lee Village Property Tax Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the village of Lee which is in both DeKalb and Lee Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 15 (62.5%)Approveda
  • NO 9 (37.5%)[1]


  • YES 31 (53.45%)Approveda
  • NO 27 (46.55%)[2]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax by a rate of .16 percent for a period of four years in order to further pay for village needs.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Village of Lee, DeKalb and Lee Counties, Illinois, be increased by an amount equal to 0.16917% above the limiting rate for levy year 2012 and be equal to 0.50750% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy years 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015?[4]


  1. DeKalb County Elections, March Election Results
  2. Lee County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. DeKalb County Clerk, Current Ballot Questions (timed out)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.