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Flossmoor District 161 eligible for Illinois property tax relief grant

Flossmoor School District 161 is eligible to receive about $1.7 million as part of the fiscal year 2020 Illinois Tax Grant Relief program.

The Illinois State Board of Education announced Jan. 27 that 39 school districts are eligible for the program this year, up from 28 districts the previous year, according to an ISBE press release.

The grant allows districts to cut local property taxes and use state funds to replace that revenue. For District 161, this means a total of $1,694,069 in property tax relief if the district applies for the . . .

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