(70 ILCS 810/22) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6425)
    Sec. 22. 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 purposes.
    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.)