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Winnebago Village Sales Tax Implementation (April 2011)

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A Winnebago Village Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the village of Winnebago which is in Winnebago County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 329 (68.26%)Approveda
  • NO 153 (31.74%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of 1 percent in order to help pay for infrastructure improvement projects in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Village of Winnebago, Illinois, for expenditure on Public Infrastructure Improvements impose a Sales Tax of one percent (1%) of gross receipts on persons engaged in the business of selling or transferring personal property other than food, medicine and titled property at retail, or incidental to sale of service?[3]


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