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Kankakee Township Fire District Levy Increase (April 2011)

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A Kankakee Township Fire District Levy Increase measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the Kankakee township which is in Kankakee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 85 (69.67%)Approveda
  • NO 37 (30.33%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy to a rate of .6 percent of assessed property value for a further two years in the district area in order to pay for ambulance services.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Kankakee Township Fire Protection District, Kankakee County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to .27% above the limiting rate for the purpose of establishing an ambulance tax and providing improved services within the District for levy year 2009 and be equal to .6% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy years 2011 and 2012?[3]


  1. Kankakee County Elections, April Election Results
  2. Kankakee County Clerk Notice of April Election
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.