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Auburn City Police Levy Increase (March 2012)

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An Auburn City Police Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the city of Auburn which is in Sangamon County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 291 (42.05%)
  • NO 401 (57.95%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current levy to one set at a rate of .3036 percent in order to pay for police protection services in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the City of Auburn, Sangamon County, Illinois, be increased an additional amount equal to .0729 percent above the limiting rate for the purpose of police protection for levy year 2010 and be equal to .3036 percent of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2012?[3]


  1. ] Sangamon County Clerk, March Election Results]
  2. Sangamon County Clerk, Auburn City Proposition
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.