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FY 24 Tax Levy Hearing Notice




Notice of Proposed Property Tax Increase 

for Scott County Community Unit School District No. 1


I.    A public hearing regarding the proposed property tax levy increase for Community Unit School District No. 1, Counties of Scott, Morgan and Greene, State of Illinois for 2023 will be held on Tuesday December 12, 2023 at 4:00 PM at the Board of Education meeting to be held in the Winchester Elementary School Library at 283 South Elm Street in Winchester Illinois.


Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony to the taxing district may contact Kevin Blankenship, Superintendent at 149 S. Elm Street, Winchester Illinois 62694, phone (217) 742-3175.


 II.  The total property taxes extended for 2022 were $2,459,739.


The estimated total property taxes to be levied for 2023 are $2,693,568.


This represents a 9.51% increase over the previous year.


 III. The number of bond issues in said school district that have not been paid in full is  one (1).  The levy for payment of this bond and interest is $302,425.00 and is NOT included in the 2023 Certificate of Tax Levy total.