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D161’s 2021 tax levy shows 1.5% increase, with two abatements keeping numbers down

After a number of twists and turns in the face of multiple options on how to approach its 2021 tax levy, the Flossmoor School District 161 board of education gave its final nod of approval to a 1.5% increase over last year’s tax extension.

The school board voted unanimously Monday, Dec. 13, to approve a total levy of $25.51 million.

The district applied for another two-year Property Tax Relief Grant, through which it is to receive $1.71 million in state funds in exchange for $1.89 million in property tax abatements for two consecutive years . . .

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