Marquette Heights City Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Marquette Heights City Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the city of Marquette Heights which is in Tazewell County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 131 (31.1%)
  • NO 290 (68.9%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax in the city to one set at a rate of 4.95 percent in order to pay for general municipal needs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the City of Marquette Heights, County of Tazewell, State of Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 4.95% for the 2011 levy year?[3]


  1. Tazewell County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Tazewell County Clerk, March Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.