Mechanicsburg Village Street Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Mechanicsburg Village Street Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the village of Mechanicsburg which is in Champaign County.

The measure was defeated

  • YES: 107 (38.08%)
  • NO: 174 (61.92%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current street levy which by a rate of $.30 per $100 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for construction and repair costs of streets, roads and bridges in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of the Village of Mechanicsburg for the purpose of GENERAL CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, RESURFACING AND REPAIR OF STREETS, ROADS AND BRIDGES at a rate not exceeding three (3) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.30 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for three (3) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


  1. Champaign County Board of Elections, March election results," accessed March 8, 2012
  2. Champaign County Board of Elections, March Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.