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(65 ILCS 5/11-112-1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-112-1)
When a vote has been taken under "An Act to enable cities,
villages and towns threatened with overflow or inundation to levy taxes by
vote of the electors thereof, to strengthen, build, raise or repair the
levees around same and to issue anticipation warrants on such taxes,"
approved June 11, 1897, as amended, or when a vote is taken under this
section and Section 11-112-2 at a general municipal election in a
municipality that is protected by levees or embankments, or that may deem
it necessary to be so protected, and a majority of the legal votes cast at
the election were or are for a tax to build, raise, strengthen, or repair
the levees around the municipality, not exceeding the rate of .1666%
annually, to be levied annually for a period of not exceeding 7 years on
the taxable property of the municipality, the corporate authorities of the
municipality may (1) make an appropriation by ordinance of the proceeds of
the tax so authorized, (2) pass an ordinance levying the tax for the whole
period as authorized by the vote to be annually extended, and (3) draw tax
anticipation warrants thereon to the amount that the tax levy will produce
based on the assessment of the preceding year of all the taxable property
of the municipality. These warrants shall draw interest at not to exceed
the rate authorized by the vote authorizing the tax, not exceeding 7%
annually, but the warrants shall not be sold below par.
The foregoing limitation upon tax rate may be increased or decreased
according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of
(Source: P.A. 76-845.)