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Creve Coeur Village Sales Tax Increase (March 2012)

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A Creve Coeur Village Sales Tax Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the village of Creve Coeur which is in Tazewell County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 312 (63.4%)Approveda
  • NO 180 (36.6%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current sales tax in the village by a rate of 1 percent in order to pay for municipal operational costs and infrastructure projects.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of Creve Coeur, Tazewell County, Illinois be authorized to levy a Non-Home Rule Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax, Non-Home Rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax and Non-Home Rule Municipal Use Tax at a rate of one percent (1%) for expenditures on municipal operations, expenditures on public infrastructure or property tax relief?[3]


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