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Tax Levy

D.205 School Board had to be pressured to approve tax levy

DOLTON | For about 20 minutes Wednesday night, the three high schools of Thornton Township District 205 were facing a financial hole of just under $64 million.

December 11, 2013 11:00 pm

South Holland approves property tax levy for upcoming year

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board gave its approval to a 4 percent increase in the levy that determines the amount of money it expects municipal government to receive from local property taxes.

December 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Cook County officials hold line on property tax levy

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board gave its approval Wednesday to a property tax levy for the upcoming year that they say remains at the same level it has been for years.

December 04, 2013 8:15 pm

'Impossible' to cut Calumet Twp. tax rate, official says

INDIANAPOLIS | A Calumet Township official told a legislative panel Tuesday it is "impossible" for the township to reduce its tax rate enough to avoid new state sanctions.

December 03, 2013 6:24 pm

D.215 school board approves tax levy identical to last year

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 officials boasted Tuesday about going for five straight academic years without a significant increase in the district's property tax levy.

November 26, 2013 10:00 pm

D.167 approves preliminary tax levy

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood District 167 School Board approved a preliminary aggregate tax levy of $7.2 million last week.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 board discusses $22M tax levy

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board has given preliminary approval to an estimated 2013 tax levy of $22,084,400.

November 21, 2013 7:30 pm

D.215 OKs tax levy

CALUMET CITY | The School Board for Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 approved to an estimated tax levy that is nearly identical to last year’s levy.

October 28, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing backs zero percent levy hike

LANSING | The Village Board on Tuesday approved a $9.16 million property tax levy for next year, which is the same as last year's.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am

Tax levy declines for Cal City, officials stress no tax hike from their end

CALUMET CITY | Municipal officials offered themselves praise Thursday for approving a tax levy for the coming year that is slightly lower than last year’s levy.

December 13, 2012 10:33 pm

Crete trustees approve $2.49 million tax levy

CRETE | The Crete Village Board approved an ordinance to levy $2.49 million in property taxes for the fiscal year 2013.

November 30, 2012 12:00 am

Lansing library board keeps tax levy at last year’s level

LANSING | The board for the Lansing Public Library has given its approval for a $1,993,100 tax levy that is the same as last year, library officials said.

November 06, 2012 6:30 pm

D.158 proposes about 3 percent hike in tax levy

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board approved an estimated 2012 tax levy this week that represents a 2.9 percent increase over the total 2011 tax levy extension.

October 22, 2012 12:00 am

Thornton adopts $1.9 million tax levy

THORNTON | The Village Board adopted its 2011-12 property tax levy ordinance Monday in the amount of nearly $2 million.

December 21, 2011 6:00 pm

Village Board asks for $11.26 million tax levy

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board approved an ordinance Monday night to request a tax levy of $11.26 million from the state.

December 05, 2011 11:00 pm

Thorntom Fractional schools chief says state bill could hurt district finances

CALUMET CITY | A suburban school superintendent said Tuesday he is eager to fight against a measure pending in the Illinois General Assembly that would restrict school districts' ability to increase their tax levies.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
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