Q1: What is the special tax lien? A: It's not a traditional tax lien and may not be released. The lien is recorded as a "Notice of Special Tax Lien" which secures the special tax. The notice of special tax lien provides information regarding: - The description of the tax. - Facilities and services funded by the tax. - How the tax is collected. - How to appeal the tax. - Parcel numbers and owner(s) of the properties subject to the tax.
Q2: Do I owe any money? A: Your property tax bill includes this tax, listed as EBRPD CFD No. A/C-3. If your property taxes have been paid in full, nothing is owed.
Q3: What documentation can I provide to my lender/bank to answer their questions? A: Print and mail or email this page to the lender or banking institution. If they need additional documentation or have questions, ask them to contact NBS at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q4: How much is it? A: $12/year per single family home. The 20-year measure will expire in 2040. Learn more about Measure FF. Resources available here.
Q5: Why am I just hearing about it now? I have owned my house for a long time. A: The Park District recorded the “notice of special tax lien” in January 2019. Get background information on Measure FF. Explore resources. Watch videos.
Q7 Can I opt out? A: No, but seniors can request to apply for a discount. To apply for a discount, contact email@example.com. Include your name, mailing address, the parcel number(s), and the best way to reach you.