Leland Community Unit School District Tax Levy Proposition (April 2013)

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A Leland Community Unit School District Tax Levy proposition was approved on the April 9, 2013 election ballot in LaSalle and DeKalb Counties, which are in Illinois.

This measure authorizes the Leland Community Unit School District to increase its property tax from 3.25% of assessed valuation to 4%. Details about this tax are below in the text of the question.[1]

Election results

DeSalle County:

Leland CUSD Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 235 55.16%
No19144.84%
These election results are from the Lasalle County elections office

DeKalb County:

Leland CUSD Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2851.85%
Yes 26 48.15%
These election results are from the DeKalb County elections office

Text of measure

Text of the question:

SHALL THE MAXIMUM ANNUAL TAX RATE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES OF LELAND COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 1, LASALLE AND DEKALB COUNTIES, ILLINOIS, BE INCREASED AND ESTABLISHED AT 4.0 PERCENT UPON ALL THE TAXABLE PROPERTY OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT AT THE VALUE, AS EQUALIZED OR ASSESSED, BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, INSTEAD OF 3.25 PERCENT, THE EXISTING MAXIMUM RATE OTHERWISE APPLICABLE TO THE NEXT TAXES TO BE EXTENDED FOR SAID PURPOSES?

YES

NO

(A) THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF TAXES EXTENDIBLE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES UNDER THE MAXIMUM RATE NOW IN FORCE IN SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT IS THE SUM OF $1,597,569.

(B) THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF TAXES EXTENDIBLE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES UNDER THE PROPOSED INCREASED RATE IS THE SUM OF $1,966,239.

(C) THE TOTAL DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THE MOST RECENTLY APPROVED ANNUAL BUDGET OF SAID DISTRICT IS $3,990,246. IF INCREASED BY THE AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL TAX WHICH MAY BE LEVIED IF SAID PROPOSITION IS APPROVED, THE TOTAL DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS BUDGET WILL BE $4,358,916, REPRESENTING AN INCREASE IN THE TOTAL DOLLAR AMOUNT OF THIS BUDGET OF 9.23 PERCENT.

(D) THE PERCENTAGE OF INCREASE BETWEEN THE MAXIMUM RATE AT WHICH THE EDUCATIONAL TAX MAY BE LEVIED IF THE PROPOSITION IS APPROVED AND THE ANNUAL RATE AT WHICH SUCH TAX IS CURRENTLY LEVIED IS 23.07 PERCENT.

(E) THE PURPOSE FOR THE PROPOSED CHANGE IN THE TAX RATE IS TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DISTRICT TO PROVIDE AN EFFICIENT AND ADEQUATE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM.

(F) THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF THE TAX EXTENDIBLE AGAINST PROPERTY CONTAINING A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE AND HAVING A FAIR CASH MARKET VALUE OF $100,000 AT THE CURRENT MAXIMUM RATE OF 3.25 PERCENT IS $1,083 AND AT THE PROPOSED RATE OF 4.0 PERCENT IS $1,333.[1][2]

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References

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