(70 ILCS 810/22)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6425)
All general taxes levied by the board of any forest
preserve district shall be levied by general categories by March 28
annually for all fiscal
years in the same manner as taxes are levied for city and village
The board may in each fiscal year levy taxes for general corporate
purposes at a rate not exceeding .06% of the value of the taxable
property therein, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
In addition, the board may levy taxes for
constructing, restoring, reconditioning and reconstructing improvements
and for the development of the forests and lands of such district, the
amount of which tax each fiscal year shall be extended at a rate not in
excess of .021% of the value of the taxable property therein.
All such taxes and rates are exclusive of the taxes required for the
payment of the principal of and interest on bonds, and exclusive of
taxes levied for employees' annuity and benefit purposes.
(Source: P.A. 88-506.)