D-113A proposes eight percent increase in property tax levy

Published: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 11:40 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 3:00 p.m. CDT

LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education approved a tentative property tax levy for 2013 during its Nov. 6 meeting.

The estimated total property taxes to be levied in 2013 is $24,542,587, an 8.09 percent increase from last year, according to district Business Manager Barbara Germany.

That amount includes $19,574,000 in corporate and special purposes property taxes and $4,968,587 in taxes levied for debt service and public building commission leases.

Because the increase is more than five percent, the district is required by state statute to hold a public hearing, which will take place during the Dec. 18 board meeting.

Note to Readers: A version of this story containing an error previously ran in print and online. The levy public hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18. The article has been corrected to reflect this information.

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