St Paris Village Drainage Levy Addition (March 2012)

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

The measure was defeated

  • YES: 132 (35.20%)
  • NO: 243 (64.80%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current drainage levy by a rate of $.30 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for drainage maintenance costs in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additonal tax for the benefit of the Village of St. Paris for the purpose of CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT 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 five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


  1. Champaign County Board of Elections, March election results
  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.