Westchester Village Sales Tax Implementation (March 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 1,700 (61.39%)
- NO 1,069 (38.61%)
This measure sought to implement a village sales tax set at a rate of 1 percent for an ongoing amount of time in order to pay for public infrastructure projects in the village.
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 corporate authorities of the Village of Westchester be authorized to levy a Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax within the Village in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.1, 5/8-11-1.2 and 5/8-11-1.3, at a rate of 1% for expenditure on public infrastructure? 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.2 defines "public infrastructure" as: municipal roads and streets, access roads, bridges, and sidewalks; waste disposal systems; and water and sewer line extensions, water distribution and purifications facilities, storm water drainage and retention facilities, and sewage treatment facilities.|
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