Marquette Heights City Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Marquette Heights City Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the city of Marquette Heights which is in Tazewell County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 131 (31.1%)
  • NO 290 (68.9%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax in the city to one set at a rate of 4.95 percent in order to pay for general municipal needs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the City of Marquette Heights, County of Tazewell, State of Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 4.95% for the 2011 levy year?