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Proposed IMRF Pension Property Tax Levy



NOTICE IS: HEREBY GIVEN that at the election to be held on Tuesday, the 6 th day of November, 2018, the following proposition will be submitted to the voters of the Village of Jerome, Sangamon County, Illinois:

Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of Jerome, Sangamon County, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for the purpose of covering the Village’s Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund employer contribution and have an additional tax of 0.16% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?

(1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $22,168.92, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $67,431.64.

(2) For the 2018 levy year the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single-family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $53.33.

(3) Based upon an average annual percentage increase in the market value of such property of 3.27%, the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against such property for the 2019 levy year is estimated to be $55.08 and for the 2020 levy year is estimated to be $56.88.

The polls at said election will be open at 6:00 o’clock a.m. and continued open until 7:00 o’clock p.m. of that day.

Town Hall Meeting

Everyone is invited to participate in a Town Hall meeting at the Jerome Civic Center.  The meeting will take place September 13th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.  Topics that will be discussed include road improvements, community involvement, and the new property tax levy referendum.

Fourth of July Carnival

After the annual Jerome 4th of July Parade, plan on joining Boy Scout Troop 210 at their Fourth of July Carnival.  There will be games, face painting, snow cones and a bounce house.  Wrist bands will be $7.00 and include unlimited games, bounce house and face painting plus one snow cone.  Funds raised will help the troop replace their camping gear and provide scholarships.


2018 4th of July Carnival Flier

Community Wide Garage Sale

The Village-wide garage sale will be held on two days this year. 

Friday, June 8th: 8am – 5pm

Saturday, June 9th: 8am – 1pm

Residents who wish to participate should plan to hold a garage sale at their home.  The Village will place an ad in the State Journal-Register announcing the sale.