Grant Community Consolidated School District Tax Levy Proposition (April 2013)

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A Grant Community Consolidated School District Tax Levy proposition was defeated on the April 9, 2013 election ballot in St. Clair County, which is in Illinois.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Grant Community Consolidated School District to increase its maximum property tax levy rate for educational purposes from 1.42% to 2.27% of assessed valuation, resulting in an increase of maximum revenue from $1,732,495 to $2,769,554.66.[1]

Election results

St. Clair County:

Grant CCSD Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No85852.06%
Yes 790 47.94%
These election results are from the St. Clair County elections office

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the maximum tax rate for the tax which Grant Community Consolidated School District No. 110, St. Clair County, Illinois, levies for educational purposes, be increased by 0.85 percent from the currently authorized rate of 1.42 percent to a rate not to exceed 2.27 percent upon the value of taxable property within the District as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, as authorizes by Article 17 of the School Code?

YES

NO[1][2]

Text of the informational statement:

1. The approximate amount of taxes extendable for educational purposes under the maximum rate currently in force is $1,732,495, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $2,769,554.66.

2. The most recently approved annual budget for Grant Community Consolidated School District No. 110 is $7,909,382. The annual budget if the proposition is approved and the tax for educational purposes is levied at the maximum rate would be $8,954,351, an increase of 9% over the current budget.[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 St. Clair County April 9, 2013 Election Notice with Sample Ballot (dead link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.