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Stockton Township Cemetery Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Stockton Township Cemetery Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the township of Stockton which is in Jo Daviess County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 217
  • NO 252 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax by a rate of .10 percent in order to pay for maintaining and purchasing land for the township cemeteries.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

SHALL STOCKTON TOWNSHIP ESTABLISH A FUND AND LEVY AN ANNUAL TAX NOT TO EXCEED .10% OF THE VALUE, AS EQUALIZED OR ASSESSED BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ON THE TAXABLE PROPERTY OF STOCKTON TOWNSHIP TO CONTROL, MAINTAIN AND PURCHASE LAND AND CONSTRUCTION OF NECESSARY BUILDINGS FOR PUBLIC CEMETERIES OWNED BY THE TOWNSHIP?[3]

References

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