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Stillman Valley Village Sales Tax Implementation (March 2012)

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A Stillman Valley Village Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the village of Stillman Valley which is in Ogle County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 115 (45.17%)
  • NO 143 (55.43%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of 1 percent in order to pay for a new sewage treatment plant and infrastructure improvements in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

SHALL THE VILLAGE OF STILLMAN VALLEY, ILLINOIS, FOR EXPENDITURE ON CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITY AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS IMPOSE A RETAILERS' AND SERVICE OCCUPATION TAX (COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A "SALES TAX") OF ONE PERCENT (1%) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF 8-11-1.3 AND 8-11-1.4 OF THE ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL CODE.[3]

References

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