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Referenda: April 09, 2013 Consolidated General Election

Title Question Yes Ballot # No Ballot #
"Village of Alsip, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Alsip have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Bartlett, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Bartlett have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"City of Blue Island, Participation in JAWA" "Shall the City of Blue Island continue its participation in the Joint Action Water Agency (JAWA"") to explore less expensive alternatives for buying and distributing water for use by City Residents and businesses?""" 0 0
"City of Burbank, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the City of Burbank have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Burnham, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Burnham have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Calumet Park, SSJAWA Participation" "We, the undersigned, residents of the Village of Calumet Park in the County of Cook, State of Illinois, do hereby object to the participation of the Village of Calumet Park in the South Suburban Joint Water Action Agency (SSJAWA). We object to the legislation, legal agreements, taxation, and financial support that will facilitate the construction of the (SSJAWA) facility. We hereby petition the state of Illinois and the Village of Calumet Park to help keep the community safe by any and all means necessary, including but not limited to opposing legislation to create the facility and place the (SSJAWA) on the April 2013 referendum ballot for the village of Calumet Park voters to decide." 0 0
"City of Country Club Hills, Continue Home Rule" Shall the City of Country Club Hills continue to be a Home Rule Municipality? 0 0
"Village of Forest Park, Video Gambling" Should video gaming continue to be prohibited in the Village of Forest Park? 0 0
"City of Harvey, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the City of Harvey have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Hodgkins, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Hodgkins have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Kenilworth, Issue Bonds" "Shall bonds in the amount of not to exceed $9,750,000 be issued by the Village of Kenilworth, Cook County, Illinois, for the purpose of paying the cost of water, sewer, and related road improvements within the Village, bearing interest at the rate of not to exceed 4.0%?" 0 0
"Village of Lansing, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Lansing have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Lyons, Public Library District" "Shall the board of trustees of the public library in the Village of Lyons, Cook County, Illinois, be authorized to convert the public library to a public library district, as determined by the board's resolution of September 11, 2012?" 0 0
"Village of Lyons, Tax Rate Extension for Library" "Under the Property Tax Limitation Extension Law, may an aggregate extension not to exceed Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand ($650,000) Dollars be made for the Lyons Public Library District, Cook County, Illinois, for the 2013 levy year?" 0 0
"Village of Lynwood, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Lynwood have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"City of Markham, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the City of Markham have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Matteson, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Matteson have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Maywood, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Maywood have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a program? 0 0
"Village of Merrionette Pk, Electrical Aggregation" "Shall the Village of Merrionette Park, Cook County, Illinois, have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program?" 0 0
"Village of Midlothian, Limitation of Tax Levy" "Shall the Village of Midlothian, Cook County, Illinois limit any increase in the Total Tax Levy to the amount levied for the previous year plus the lesser of 5% or the increase in the Consumer Price Index (Urban) for the previous calendar year for 2012 and subsequent years?" 0 0
"Village of Niles, Term Limit Ordinance" "Shall all elective offices of the Village of Niles be subject to the following conditions: (i) no person shall hold the office of Trustee for more than three full terms, and no person shall hold the office of President for more than two full terms, except that a person may serve three full terms as Trustee plus two full terms as President; (ii) any person who is elected or appointed to fill a vacancy in an unexpired term of an elective Village office or who resigns from such office before completing a third full term shall be deemed to have served a full term and shall be subject to this limitation; and (iii) any person holding any elective office on April 9, 2013 may, after completing the term of that office, be elected for not more than three additional full terms as Trustee or two additional full terms as President?" 0 0
"Village of Niles, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Niles have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of Niles, Term Limits Petition" "Shall the Village of Niles enact term limits prohibiting all people from serving more than 16 years on the Village of Niles Board of Trustees, including service as President/Mayor of the Village and Village Board, effective immediately upon approval and passage of this binding referendum?" 0 0
"Village of Oak Brook, Sports Core Property" "Shall the Village of Oak Brook sell, or otherwise dispose of, a portion, not to exceed 8.5 acres, of the Oak Brook Sports Core property, in the general area bounded by Bath and Tennis Drive to the west and north, Oak Brook Road to the south, and Grant Street to the east, to School District 53, for the purpose of constructing and operating a school building and related facilities?" 0 0
"Village of Sauk Village, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Sauk Village have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Village of South Chicago Heights, Home Rule" "Shall the Village of South Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois, become a home rule municipality?" 0 0
"Village of Summit, Electrical Aggregation" Shall the Village of Summit have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Unincorporated Hanover Twp, Electrical Aggregation" Shall Hanover Township have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Northfield Township, Road District" "Advisory: Shall the Northfield Township Board seek to abolish the Township Road District with all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities being assumed by the Township of Northfield?" 0 0
"Unincorporated Orland Twp, Electrical Aggregation" Shall Orland Township have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
Unincorporated Palatine Twp Electrical Aggregation Shall Palatine Township have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such program? 0 0
"Ford Heights Park District, Aggregate Extension" "Under the Property Tax Limitation Extension law, may an aggregate extension not to exceed Thirty-Five Thousand ($35,000) Dollars be made for the Ford Heights Park District, Cook County, Illinois, for the 2013 levy year?" 0 0
"Lan Oak Park District, Establish Limiting Rate" "Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Lan-Oak Park District, Cook County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.107% above the limiting rate for levy year 2011 for park purposes and be equal to 0.356% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2012? 1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $1,685,856.00, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $2,138,368.57. 2) For the 2012 levy year the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $31.78. (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2012 will be determined by the limiting rate set forth in the proposition, rather than the otherwise applicable limiting rate calculated under the provisions of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (commonly known as the Property Tax Cap Law)." 0 0
"Park Ridge Park District, Issue Bonds" "Shall the Park Ridge Recreation and Park District, Cook County, Illinois, acquire land known as The Youth Campus (11.35 acres), build and equip improvements and demolish some of the 12 buildings thereon and issue its bonds to the amount of $13,200,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?" 0 0
"Richton Park Public Library Dist, Tax Rate" "Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Richton Park Public Library District, Cook County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.286% above the limiting rate for levy year 2011 for the purpose of providing additional technology and expanded services and for general library purposes and be equal to 0.781% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2012? (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $818,508.75, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $1,291,424.92. (2) For the 2012 levy year the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $84.96. (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2012 will be determined by the limiting rate set forth in the proposition, rather than the otherwise applicable limiting rate calculated under the provisions of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (commonly known as the Property Tax Cap Law)." 0 0
"School District #117, Issue Bonds" "Shall the Board of Education of North Palos School District Number 117, Cook County, Illinois, build and equip a new junior high school building, improve the site thereof and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $30,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?" 0 0
"School District #200, Aquatics & Fitness Center" "Shall the District 200 Board of Education spend a portion of its cash and investments, which currently exceed $111 million to fund a year-round, public, indoor, aquatics and fitness center for all Oak Park and River Forest residents?" 0 0
"Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection Dist, Trustees" Shall Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District decrease the number of board members from 7 to 5? 0 0
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