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District 161 expects 2.3% increase to 2020 tax levy

Flossmoor School District 161 may be looking at a roughly 2.3% increase over last year’s extension in its tax levy for the 2020 calendar year, but actual money through the door is expected to remain down from just two years prior.

The district agreed to abate $1.93 million in property taxes in exchange for receiving a $1.7 million through a Property Tax Relief Program grant from the Illinois State Board of Education earlier this year. To receive the grant the school board agreed to abate taxes by that amount in both 2020 and . . .

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