Illinois Valley Fire District Levy Increase (May 2012)

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An Illinois Valley Fire District Levy Increase measure was on the May 15, 2012 ballot in the Illinois Valley fire district area which is in Josephine County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,428 (55.05%)Approveda
  • NO 1,166 (44.95%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy by a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for period of five years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment and district needs.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Illinois Valley Fire District impose a $0.25/$1,000 of assessed property value for five years for equipment beginning 2012-2013?

This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[3]


  1. Josephine County Election, Current Election Results
  2. Josephine County Elections, May Voter's Pamphlet
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.