Simply Majority RequiredBallot Wording: Shall the board of directors of the Glasgow Village Street Light Maintenance District be authorized to increase the current maximum tax levy of twenty cents per one hundred dollars assessed valuation to twenty two cents ($.22) per one hundred dollars assessed valuation to provide funds for the support of the District?Summary: The district wants to increase the present the present maximum tax levy of $.20 per $100 assessed valuation to $.22. If passed, the average homeowner in the village will pay an additional $10.00 annually. Per statute, outside lighting provided by Ameren must be paid for by this lighting district. The village levy is insufficient to pay current and projected future costs. Supporters say that crime is high in this area and that improvements may stem the tide of decreasing individual property ownership.
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