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Springfield City Council to Raise Property Taxes

Your weekly update on some important Agenda Items | Springfield, City Council

Agenda Item: 2021-384 - Levying A Property Tax

The City Council is going to be voting on a bill Tuesday, Oct 5th to raised property taxes in Springfield with an "Aggregate levy, excluding debt service, as $23,350,000.00." This ordinance will "partially fund the statutory contribution of the police and fire pension funds."

Your property Taxes may increase this year.

Agenda Item: 2021-410 - Additional Funding

There is an additional agenda item that authorizes a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $547,242.00 for payments to the police and fire pension funds, for the office of budget and management.

Let your alderman know how you would like him/her to vote!

Contact your alderman today!

What can you do about it?

You can absolutely make an impact! Get involved by attending the City Councils, vote for or against more agenda items, and share this information with your friends and family. Get the word out about what changes are happening in our city of Springfield, Illinois today!

*Currently, the City Clerk's office is experiencing technical difficulties with their internet provider and are not certain when it will be resolved. If you would like to submit your votes to your alderman, send an email with your votes to This email was provided by the City Clerk's office for this purpose.

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More Agenda Items -

There are a total of 41 Agenda Items to be voted on this Tuesday. Some are in different stages of the legislative process than others.

If you have questions, please feel free to reach out. You can email us at We want to help make Springfield and America free as it once was by giving the power back to the people. Thomas Paine said it best, "The right of voting for representatives is the primary right by which other rights are protected."

Thank you for getting involved! Your vote the reason we can keep our freedoms.

For issues voting on the Agenda Items, please contact the Springfield City Clerk's Office:

(217) 789-2216 x 3 or email them at, or

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*Disclaimer: the purpose of this post is to inform US citizens of particular agenda items of the City Council or Committee meeting of Springfield Illinois. It is a consolidation of public information and not legal advise or a substitute for legal advise.

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