Ottawa Village Income Tax Implementation (November 2011)

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An Ottawa Village Income Tax Implementation measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the village of Ottawa which is in Putnam County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 491
  • NO 1,124 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a village income tax which would be set at a rate of 1.65 percent in order to pay for operational, msintenance and service costs of facilities in the village as well as capital improvement projects as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Ordinance providing for a 1.65% levy on income for the purposes of general municipal operations, maintenance, new equipment, extension and enlargement of municipal services and facilities, capital improvements and retirement of notes and bonded indebtedness of the Village of Ottawa be passed?[3]


  1. Putnam County Board of Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Putnam County Board of Elections, November Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.