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Meridian Community Unit School District Tax Rate Increase Proposition (April 2013)

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A Meridian Community Unit School District Tax Rate Increase proposition was decidedly defeated on the April 9, 2013 election ballot in Winnebago and Ogle Counties, which are in Illinois.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Meridian Community Unit School District to increase its maximum property tax rate for educational purposes to 3.85% instead of the current rate of 2.78%.[1]

Election results

Winnebago County:

Meridian CUSD Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No9368.89%
Yes 42 31.11%
These election results are from the Winnebago County elections office

Ogle County:

Meridian CUSD Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No161163.45%
Yes 928 36.55%
These election results are from the Ogle County elections office

Text of measure

Text of the question:

PROPOSITION TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM ANNUAL TAX RATE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES

Shall the maximum annual tax rate for Educational purposes of Meridian Community Unit School District No. 223, Counties of Ogle and Winnebago, State of Illinois, be increased and established at 3.85 percent upon all the taxable property of said School District at the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, instead of 2.78 percent, the present maximum rate otherwise applicable to the next taxes to be extended for said purposes?

YES

NO[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Winnebago County April 9, 2013 Election Notice with Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.