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By LuAnn Schindler

Orchard LB840 modification to be on fall general election ballot


September 1, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Special meeting • Orchard Village Board of Trustees discuss a resolution to modify the village's LB840 plan in the upcoming November election, during an Aug. 24 meeting. Trustees approved the resolution, 4-0.

Orchard residents will determine if the village's current LB840 formula will be adjusted, following approval of a resolution, Aug. 24, by village board members.

Chairman Stephanie Cleveland addressed fellow trustees about reallocating the distribution of funds from the 1.5% sales tax on taxable sales within village limits.

The current plan allocates 50% for economic development, with the remaining half going into village coffers.

If voters approve the resolution, 25% would be earmarked for economic development, with the remaining 75% going into the village's general fund.

The plan, accordi...

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