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    These are the Referendum Questions on Chicago-Area Voters' Ballots
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    Most Chicago-area voters will have proposed referenda in addition to candidate choices on their primary election ballots on March 20.

    In addition to voting for their candidates of choice, Illinois residents will have a chance to weigh in on various referendum questions using their ballots on Nov. 6.

    Here's a look at what questions you'll see on your ballot across the Chicago area. 

    Chicago

    All of the questions - three from city officials and three from Cook County - are solely advisory, meaning no action will automatically be taken, regardless of response. While the results not legally binding, they will provide lawmakers with key insight into the next steps in each of the areas polled.

    To be prepared before heading to your polling place, here's a look at the referendum questions on every voter's ballot across the city of Chicago:

    Should the City of Chicago ban the use of plastic straws within the corporate city limits?

    Should the City of Chicago seek that the State of Illinois create a homeowners' property tax exemption for families in municipalities of over 500,000 that have lived in their home for over 10 years and whose income is under $100,000?

    In the event marijuana is legalized, should the City of Chicago appropriate revenue from the sale of marijuana to increase funding for Chicago Public Schools and for mental health services?

    All Chicago voters will also see three questions asked of every Cook County voter, which are as follows:

    Shall the minimum wage in your municipality match the $13 per hour Cook County minimum wage law for adults over the age of 18 by July 1, 2020, and be indexed to the consumer price index after that?

    Shall your municipality match the Cook County earned sick time law which allows for workers to earn up to 40 hours (5 days) of sick time a year to take care of their own health or a family member’s health?

    Should the State of Illinois strengthen penalties for the illegal trafficking of firearms and require all gun dealers to be certified by the State?

    While they will all be on the ballot, the first two questions from the county are actually already in effect in some form across Chicago.

    The City Council passed an ordinance in 2014 that has been gradually raising the minimum wage each year to reach $13 per hour by 2019, then increasing with the consumer price index after that. And in 2017, City Council passed an ordinance requiring every employer to provide workers the right to accrue and use up to five paid six days per year, earned at a minimum rate of one hour for every 40 hours worked.

    There are two other questions on ballots across the city, but the results won't be reported unless a court decides otherwise. Those two questions, championed by former Gov. Pat Quinn, who along with other interest groups, submitted petition signatures to get them on the ballot, center on term limits for Chicago mayor and establishing an elected consumer advocate.

    A circuit court ruled the questions invalid, according to Chicago Board of Elections spokesman Jim Allen, but an appellate court was slated to hear an appeal in the days before the election. As it stands, the results of those questions will not be reported or included in the official results unless the appellate court reverses the lower court's ruling. Those questions will still appear on the ballot as follows:

    Shall Chicago adopt the following term limit for the office of Mayor effective for the mayoral election in 2019 and thereafter: No person may hold the office of Mayor for more than two consecutive elected 4-year terms (with all prior consecutive elected terms of the current officeholder counted in determining the term limit for that officeholder)?

    Shall Chicago establish an elected Consumer Advocate for taxpayers and consumers to replace the appointed Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection?

    Some voters in Chicago may also see additional questions on their ballots based on where they live in the city. Those questions will be on ballots as follows:

    Portions of Wards 1, 26, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35 and 36

    Shall there be established, to serve the territory commonly described on this ballot or notice of this question, a Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa Expanded Mental Health Services Program, to provide direct free mental health services for any resident of the territory who needs assistance in overcoming or coping with mental or emotional disorders, where such program will be funded through an increase of not more than .025% of the equalized assessed valuation of all properties within the boundaries of the territory?

    Under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law, may an aggregate extension not to exceed $850,000 be made for Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa Expanded Mental Health Services Program for the 2019 levy year?

    Portions of Wards 33, 39, 40 and 50

    Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

    Portions of Ward 49

    Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

    Portions of Wards 35 and 46

    Should the State of Illinois be able to regulate rents to address rising rents, unjust evictions and gentrification in our communities?

    Ward 49

    Shall the State of Illinois lift the ban on rent control?

    Ward 16

    Shall the City of Chicago be required to provide full funding for the creation of a sanctioned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Baseball Team at Kennedy-King College, to begin no later than the 2020 baseball season?

    Ward 25

    Shall Alderman Solis' appointed Pilsen Land Use Committee (PLUC) be dismantled and replaced with a Community Driven Zoning process?

    Ward 28

    Shall the City Council pass ordinances proposed to make our neighborhoods safer by restricting criminal loitering in the City of Chicago?

    Ward 29

    Shall the City of Chicago and State of Illinois work together to construct a new Comprehensive High School in the 29th Ward to be placed in the Austin Community?

    Portions of Ward 46

    Shall the current entrance and exit to Lake Shore Drive at Wilson Ave. be maintained within the North Lake Shore Drive Study Project to continue allowing efficient access to the Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital Emergency Room?

    The full list of precincts that will ask these questions, can be found on the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners' website. Chicago voters can also review their specific sample ballots by entering their address on this websiteand clicking the "Sample Ballot" tab.

    Suburban Cook County

    Three questions will be asked of all Cook County voters. They are as follows:

    1. Shall the minimum wage in your municipality match the $13 per hour Cook County minimum wage law for adults over the age of 18 by July 1, 2020, and be indexed to the consumer price index after that?
    2. Shall your municipality match the Cook County earned sick time law which allows for workers to earn up to 40 hours (5 days) of sick time a year to take care of their own health or a family member’s health?
    3. Should the State of Illinois strengthen penalties for the illegal trafficking of firearms and require all gun dealers to be certified by the State?

    All three of those questions are solely advisory, meaning no action will automatically be taken, regardless of response. While the results not legally binding, they will provide lawmakers with key insight into the next steps in each of the areas polled.

    To be prepared before heading to your polling place, here's a look at every other proposal appearing on ballots in municipalities across suburban Cook County —

    Berwyn Township

    • Shall our elected officials take steps to institute a national improved medicare for all health care system, which would be publicly financed but privately delivered; one that covers everyone in the U.S., with comprehensive, high quality care, including free choice of providers and no health care bills?

    Elk Grove Township

    • Should the Cook County Board of Commissioners reinstate the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance (also known as the Soda Tax) to fill the 82 million dollar deficit in the County's 2019 operating budget?

    Hanover Township

    • Should the Illinois General Assembly amend the state constitution to ban the implementation of a statewide one percent (1%) property tax increase?
    • Shall Hanover Township, Cook County, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for the sole purpose of providing service programs for youths, as provided for under Article 215 of the Illinois Township Code, and have an additional tax of 0.05% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?" (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $8,581,590.02, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $9,588,818.90. (2) For the 2018 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 $14.81.
    • Should Cook County reinstate the Sweetened Beverage Tax (the "Soda Tax") to fill the eighty-two million-dollar ($82,000,000.00) deficit in the 2019 operating budget?

    Lemont Township

    • Should the State of Illinois increase the residential and senior homeowner exemptions to help reduce property taxes for the residents of Lemont Township?
    • Should Cook County reinstate the Sweetened Beverage Tax ("Soda Tax") to fill the 82-million-dollar deficit in the 2019 operating budget?

    Lyons Township

    • Shall our elected officials support measures that will acknowledge the serious threat posed by climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a clear, transparent, and effective way?

    Maine Township

    • Should Cook County reject reinstating the sweetened beverage tax (soda tax)?

    Oak Park Township

    • Shall all firearms be required by law to be stored in a safe and secure manner that prevents access by unauthorized persons, when such firearms are not under the direct personal control of the owner?

    Palatine Township

    • Should the State of Illinois increase the residential and senior homeowner exemptions to help reduce property taxes for the residents of Palatine Township?
    • Should Cook County reinstate the Sweetened Beverage Tax ("Soda Tax") to fill the 82-million-dollar deficit in the 2019 operating budget?

    Palos Township

    • Shall the County of Cook reinstate the Sweetened Beverage Tax?
    • Shall the Illinois General Assembly pass legislation expanding the Homeowners, Senior Citizen and Veterans Property Tax Exemptions to provide greater property tax relief?

    Proviso Township

    • Should the State of Illinois increase the residential and senior homeowner's exemptions to help reduce property taxes for the residents of Proviso Township?

    Schaumburg Township

    • Should the Cook County Board of Commissioners reinstate the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance (also known as the Soda Tax) to fill an 82 million dollar county budget deficit?

    Village of Barrington

    • Should the Village of Barrington consider the use of renewable energy sources in any future projects if that does not increase the cost of the project by more than ten percent (10%)?
    • Should the Village of Barrington provide a preference to Village residents at specific locations in the Village's commuter parking lots which are used by residents of other communities?
    • Shall the Corporate Authorities of the Village of Barrington be authorized to impose a Municipal Retailer's Occupation Tax and a Municipal Service Occupation Tax (which together are commonly referred to as "municipal sales tax") within the Village in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.1, 5/8-11-1.2, 5/8-11-1.3, and 5/8-11-1.4, at a rate of 1% for expenditures on public infrastructure and/or for property tax relief?" 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.2 defines "public infrastructure" as: municipal roads and streets, access roads, bridges, and sidewalks; waste disposal systems; and water and sewer line extensions, water distribution and purification facilities, storm water drainage and retention facilities, and sewage treatment facilities.

    Village of Bedford Park

    • Shall the Village of Bedford Park, Cook County, Illinois, consider the merger and consolidation of the Bedford Park District, Cook County, Illinois through the adoption of an Intergovernmental Agreement?

    Village of Broadview

    • In an effort to keep the Village of Broadview clean, should the Village increase the current fines for littering in the Village of Broadview from the current minimum fine of $50.00 and maximum fine of $750.00 to a minimum fine of $150.00 and a maximum fine of $750.00?
    • Should the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the State of Illinois be increased from eighteen (18) years of age to twenty-one (21) years of age?

    Town of Cicero

    • In an effort to Keep Cicero Clean, should the Town of Cicero increase the current fines for littering in the Town of Cicero from the current minimum fine of $50.00 and maximum fine of $250.00 to a minimum fine of $200.00 and a maximum fine of $750.00?
    • In the event that the recreational use and sale of marijuana is legalized in the State of Illinois, should the Town of Cicero appropriate tax or other revenues it received from the sales of marijuana to increase funding for Cicero public schools?
    • Should the Town of Cicero request that the Illinois State Legislature, known as the General Assembly, create a homeowner's property tax exemption for longtime homeowners who have resided in their home for ten years or more, with no household income maximum?

    City of Chicago Heights

    • Should the City of Chicago Heights, Cook County, IL consider the development of a city owned solar powered energy generation facility to sell electrical power to regional energy users?
    • In the event that the recreational use and sale of marijuana is legalized in the State of Illinois, should the City of Chicago Heights appropriate tax or other revenues it received from the sales of marijuana to increase funding for Chicago Heights public schools?
    • Should the City of Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois consider the establishment of an optional household recycling program wherein recycling totes would be provided to participating city households at a cost to the participating household to be negotiated by the City as part of its Garbage Collection Agreement?

    Village of Dolton

    • Shall candidates for president, clerk, and trustee of the Village of Dolton be elected at nonpartisan general elections, with no primary elections, beginning with the consolidated general election to be held on April 2, 2019?
    • Shall the terms of office of Village Trustee for the Village of Dolton be limited such that no person may serve more than 2 consecutive 4 year terms?
    • Shall the Board of Trustees of the Village of Dolton be comprised of 4 members rather than 6, with all 4 trustees to be elected beginning with the consolidated general election held on April 2, 2019?

    City of Evanston

    • Shall the City of Evanston protect from demolition and preserve the landmark Harley Clarke buildings and gardens next to Lighthouse Beach, for use and access as public property, consistent with the Evanston Lakefront Master Plan, at minimal or no cost to Evanston taxpayers?
    • Shall the City of Evanston impose a real estate transfer tax increase of forty percent (40%) to establish a new transfer tax rate of seven dollars ($7.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, for sales from $1,500,000.01 up to $5,000,000.00 AND a real estate transfer tax increase of eighty percent (80%) to establish a new transfer tax rate of nine dollars ($9.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, for sales from $5,000,000.01 or more to be paid by the seller of the real estate transferred?" The current rate of the real estate transfer tax is five dollars ($5.00) for every one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of value, or fraction thereof, and the revenue is used for the City's general fund. The revenue from the increase is to be used for the funding of the City's General Operating Fund, with the increase being used for improvements related to public safety, public health, parks and recreation services, street improvements, and other necessary City services.

    Village of Flossmoor

    • Should the Village of Flossmoor consider permitting a Class B truck or van (8,000 pounds or less) or a vehicle with specialty plates of a similar size as a Class B vehicle to park on a residential driveway so long as the vehicle is not used for commercial purposes?

    Village of Forest Park

    • Shall video gaming be prohibited in the Village of Forest Park, Illinois?

    Village of Hazel Crest

    • Should Cook County work to create and maintain a tax incentive program that results in lower property tax bills and reduces the tax burden on local property owners and taxpayers?

    Village of Lemont

    • Shall the Village of Lemont become a home rule unit of government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of Illinois?

    Village of Melrose Park

    • Shall all firearms be required by law to be stored in a safe and secure manner that prevents access by unauthorized persons, when such firearms are not under the control of the owner?
    • In an effort to keep the Village of Melrose Park clean, should the Village of Melrose Park increase the current fines for littering on public or private property in the Village of Melrose Park from the current minimum fine of $300.00 and maximum fine of $500.00 to a minimum fine of $400.00 and a maximum fine of $750.00?
    • Given the increased use of vaping products by persons under the age of eighteen (18) years old, should the Village of Melrose Park prohibit the sale of compact vaping devices within the Village of Melrose Park limits?

    Village of Midlothian

    • Should Cook County work to create and maintain a tax incentive program that results in lower property tax bills and reduces the tax burden on local property owners and taxpayers?

    Village of Niles

    • Shall the Village of Niles modernize the Niles Historical Society and Cultural Center located at 8970 N. Milwaukee?
    • Shall the procedure for placing Referenda on the Village of Niles ballot, follow Illinois Election Law, except that if the Niles Mayor and Board of Trustees initiates or submits more than one referendum for any Ballot, additional referendums initiated or submitted by the Niles Mayor and Board of Trustees for that same Ballot must not be initiated or submitted more than 180 days prior to the election these Referenda are to be on the Ballot, effective March 1, 2019?
    • Shall the Village of Niles Community Development Department continue to work with local school districts to enhance their ratings?

    City of Northlake

    • Shall the office of City Treasurer, which has been vacant since January 18, 2018 be abolished and the duties of the City Treasurer assumed by the Finance Director?

    Village of Oak Park

    • Shall the merger and consolidation of Oak Park taxing bodies be considered, including, but not limited to, the Village of Oak Park, Oak Park Township, the Oak Park Public Library and the Park District of Oak Park, to determine if there would be efficiencies, the elimination of redundancies and/or a property tax reduction for the residents of Oak Park?

    City of Palos Heights

    • Shall Video Gaming be permitted within the corporate limits of the City of Palos Heights?

    City of Prospect Heights

    • Shall the City of Prospect Heights, Illinois become a home rule unit?

    Village of Richton Park

    • Should Cook County work to create and maintain a tax incentive program that results in lower property tax bills and reduces the tax burden on local property owners and taxpayers?

    Village of Thornton

    • Should Cook County work to create and maintain a tax incentive program that results in lower property tax bills and reduces the tax burden on local property owners and taxpayers?

    High School District 86

    • Shall the Board of Education of Hinsdale Township High School District Number 86, DuPage and Cook Counties, Illinois, improve the sites of, renovate, alter, repair and equip and replace portions of the Hinsdale Central High School Campus and Hinsdale South High School Campus, including, but not limited to, installing safety and security systems and equipment; making facilities accessible to persons with disabilities; repairing 60-year-old infrastructure; renovating all learning spaces, including classrooms, libraries, and science labs; adding classrooms and facilities for music students and pre-engineering students; expanding and improving the spaces where students receive academic, social, and health support services; and replacing the swimming pool at each high school, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $166,426,514 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    School District 21

    • Shall the Board of Education of Wheeling Community Consolidated School District Number 21, Cook County, Illinois, alter, repair, renovate and equip school buildings and improve the sites thereof, including to provide for secure entrances and other security systems, air conditioning, renovation of instructional spaces to enhance learning and accommodate full day kindergarten, energy efficiency, infrastructure and other capital improvements, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $69,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    Unit School District 205

    • Shall the Board of Education of Elmhurst Community Unit School District Number 205, DuPage and Cook Counties, Illinois, build and equip two school buildings to replace the Field and Lincoln Elementary School Buildings; build and equip additions to and alter, repair and equip existing buildings, including but not limited to improving security, providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) facilities, improving energy-efficiency and technology infrastructure and adding classrooms for full-day kindergarten; improve sites; acquire, improve and equip a building for educational purposes and acquire the site thereof and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $168,500,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    College District 512

    • Shall the Board of Trustees of William Rainey Harper Community College District No. 512, Counties of Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry and State of Illinois, acquire real property, build and equip new buildings, build and equip additions to and alter, equip, repair and renovate existing buildings of the District and issue the bonds of said Community College to an amount not to exceed $180,000,000 for said purposes?

    High School District 207

    • Shall the Board of Education of Maine Township High School District Number 207, Cook County, Illinois, improve the sites of, build and equip additions to and alter, repair and equip existing buildings, including, without limitation, constructing security improvements, increasing accessibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, replacing electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems, renovating classrooms and labs, improving the Library Media Center and renovating special education spaces, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $195,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    School District 155

    • Shall the Board of Education of Calumet City School District Number 155, Cook County, Illinois, be authorized to issue bonds in the amount of $23,000,000 for the purpose of paying claims against said School District as provided for by Article 19 (Sections 19-8 to 19-14, inclusive) of the School Code?

    Bedford Park Park District

    • Shall the District of Bedford Park, Cook County, Illinois, consider the merger and consolidation of the Village of Bedford Park, Cook County, Illinois through the adoption of an Intergovernmental Agreement?

    Hanover Park Park District

    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Hanover Park Park District, DuPage and Cook Counties, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.25% above the limiting rate for levy year 2017 in DuPage County, Illinois and by an additional amount of 0.2505% above the limiting rate for levy year 2017 in Cook County, Illinois, for any purpose of said District and be equal to 0.6115% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?" 1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $1,965,660, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $3,326,941. 2) For the 2018 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 $83.33 in DuPage County, Illinois and $74.22 in Cook County, Illinois. 3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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).

    Oak Brook Park District

    • Shall the Oak Brook Park District, DuPage and Cook Counties, Illinois, purchase and improve the approximately 34 acres commonly known as the "McDonald's Soccer Fields," located north of said Park District's Central Park and between Kingery Highway (Route 83), Kensington Road and Jorie Boulevard, and issue its bonds to the amount of $17,900,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    South Barrington Park District

    • Shall the South Barrington Park District, Cook County, Illinois, sell the following described real estate: that approximately 34-acre parcel of real property consisting of all of the land, commonly known as "Area N," located at the southeast corner of Bartlett Road and Route 59 in South Barrington, Illinois?

    Tinley Park Park District

    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Tinley Park Park District, Cook and Will Counties, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.0713% above the limiting rate for levy year 2017 for park purposes and be equal to 0.3479% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?" 1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $3,802,248.48, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $4,782,248.48. 2) For the 2018 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 $21.12 in Cook County, Illinois, and $23.76 in Will County, Illinois. 3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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).

    William Leonard Library District

    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the William Leonard Public Library District, Cook County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.138% above the limiting rate for any purpose of said Library District for levy year 2017 and be equal to 0.829% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?" 1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $298,500, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $357,825. 2) For the 2018 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 $41. 3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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).

    Elk Grove Rural Fire Prot. District

    • Shall the number of trustees of the Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District be decreased from 7 to 5 members?

    North Palos Fire Protection District

    • Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the North Palos Fire Protection District, Cook County, Illinois be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 20% for levy year 2018?" For the 2018 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 $52.20.

    Riverside Lawn Fire Protection District

    • Shall the Riverside Lawn Fire Protection District be dissolved and discontinued?

    Crawford Countryside Sanitary District

    • Shall the Crawford Countryside Sanitary District be dissolved?

    DeKalb County:

    • Shall the Board of Education of Paw Paw Community Unit School District No. 271, Lee and DeKalb Counties, Illinois, be authorized to deactivate the Paw Paw High School facility and to send pupils in Paw Paw High School to Indian Creek Community Unit School District No. 425?
    • Shall the Hampshire Fire Protection District, Kane and DeKalb Counties, Illinois, be authorized to levy a new tax for emergency and rescue crews and equipment purposes and have an additional tax of .10% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $1,611,202, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $1,847,123. 
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
    • Shall the Township of Squaw Grove 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?

    DuPage County:

    • Shall DuPage County oppose the General Assembly instituting a property tax increase equivalent to 1% of your home’s value to help retire state debt?
    • Shall DuPage County oppose the creation of a statewide Vehicle Mileage Tax (VMT) which would tax DuPage County citizens based upon the number of miles driven annually?
    • Shall DuPage County continue to dissolve and consolidate units of local government to reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and increase accountability?

    Grundy County:

    • Should the State of Illinois increase the residential and senior homeowner exemptions to help reduce property taxes for the residents of Grundy County?
    • Shall the Gardner Fire Protection District levy a special tax at a rate not to exceed 0.10% of the value of all taxable property within the District as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue for the purposes of providing funds to pay for the costs of emergency and rescue crews and equipment?
    • Shall the Maximum Allowable Tax Rate for the Gardner Fire Protection District be increased from 0.30% to 0.40% of the value of all taxable property within the District as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Minooka Community Consolidated School District Number 201, Grundy, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois, build and equip a school building, improve the site thereof, construct a roadway adjacent thereto and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $50,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Saratoga Community Consolidated School District Number 60-C, Grundy and Kendall Counties, Illlinois, improve the site of, build and equip an addition to and alter, repair and equip the Saratoga School Building, including but not limited to constructing a combined auditorium and cafeteria space with a kitchen, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) facilities, a learning resource center (library) and additional classrooms, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $10,300,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    Kane County:

    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Batavia Public Library District, Kane and DuPage Counties, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.07% above the limiting rate for library purposes for levy year 2017 and be equal to 0.440060% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $3,501,606.62, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $4,163,965.33.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $23.33.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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.
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Blackberry Township Road District, Kane County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.08% above the limiting rate for road district purposes for levy year 2017 and be equal to 0.25833% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recent extended limiting rate is $1,007,240, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $1,459,094.
      (2) For the 2018 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 referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $26.67.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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.
    • Shall the City of Batavia cease to be a home rule unit?
    • Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District, Kane and DuPage Counties, Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 60% per year for the 2018 levy year? For the 2018 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 $53.00.
    • Shall the Hampshire Fire Protection District, Kane and DeKalb Counties, Illinois, be authorized to levy a new tax for emergency and rescue crews and equipment purposes and have an additional tax of .10% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $1,611,202, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $1,847,123.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
    • Shall the Board of Trustees of William Rainey Harper Community College District No. 512, Counties of Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry and State of Illinois, acquire real property, build and equip new buildings, build and equip additions to and alter, equip, repair and renovate existing buildings of the District and issue the bonds of said Community College to an amount not to exceed $180,000,000 for said purposes?
    • Shall Kane County oppose the Illinois General Assembly instituting a 1% annual real estate tax on the fair market value of your property to pay state unfunded liabilities?
    • Shall Kaneville Township, Kane County, Illinois, be authorized to exercise the powers of the “Township Refuse Collection and Disposal Act” (60 ILCS 1-210 et seq.) to enter into a contract for the collection, disposal, composting and recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes for residents of the unincorporated areas of Kaneville Township?
    • Shall the Pingree Grove and Countryside Fire Protection District, Kane County, Illinois, build and equip two new fire stations and issue its bonds to the amount of $8,500,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    Kankakee County:

    • Should the Illinois Attorney General enforce the balanced budget requirement placed upon the Illinois General Assembly by the Illinois Constitution?
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for general corporate purposes and have an additional tax of 0.4375% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $4,945.77.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $145.83.
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for street and bridge purposes and have an additional tax of 0.1000% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $1,130.46.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for street lighting purposes and have an additional tax of 0.0500% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $565.23.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $16.67.
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for garbage disposal purposes and have an additional tax of 0.2000% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $2,260.92.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $66.67.
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for audit purposes and have an additional tax of 0.1000% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $1,130.46.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
    • Shall the Village of Union Hill, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for tort judgment and liability insurance purposes and have an additional tax of 0.1000% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the current limiting rate is $0, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable therefor if the proposition is approved is $1,130.46.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
    • Should the Village of Bradley pass an ordinance authorizing a Telecommunications tax as allowed by Illinois law?
    • Should the Village of Bradley pass an ordinance authorizing a 1% Sales Tax within the Village, as allowed by Illinois law, in exchange for a 100% rebate of the Village's portion of the real estate tax levy on all property within the Village?
    • Should the Village of Bradley pass an ordinance authorizing a Utility Tax as allowed by Illinois law?

    Kendall County:

    • Should Kendall County oppose the creation of a vehicle mileage tax as proposed by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning on all motorists on a per mile basis?
    • Should Kendall County oppose the Chicago Federal Reserve’s proposal for the creation of a statewide 1% property tax to fund the state’s pension programs?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Saratoga Community Consolidated School District Number 60-C, Grundy and Kendall Counties, Illinois, improve the site of, build and equip an addition to and alter, repair and equip the Saratoga School Building, including but not limited to constructing a combined auditorium and cafeteria space with a kitchen, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) facilities, a learning resource center (library) and additional classrooms, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $10,300,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Minooka Community Consolidated School District Number 201, Grundy, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois, build and equip a school building, improve the site thereof, construct a roadway adjacent thereto and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $50,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall a retailers’ occupation tax and a service occupation tax (commonly referred to as a “sales tax”) be imposed in The County of Kendall, Illinois, at a rate of 1% to be used exclusively for school facility purposes?

    Lake County:

    • Shall the Illinois General Assembly amend the State Constitution to ban the creation of a new statewide property tax?
    • Shall the Corporate Authorities of the Village of Barrington be authorized to impose a Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax and a Municipal Service Occupation Tax (which together are commonly referred to as "municipal sales tax") within the Village in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.1, 5/8-11-1.2, 5/8-11-1.3, and 5/8-11-1.4, at a rate of 1% for expenditures on public infrastructure and/or for property tax relief?
      65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.2 defines "public infrastructure" as: municipal roads and streets, access roads, bridges, and sidewalks; waste disposal systems; and water and sewer line extensions, water distribution and purification facilities, storm water drainage and retention facilities, and sewage treatment facilities.
    • Should the Village of Barrington provide a preference to Village residents at specific locations in the Village's commuter parking lots which are used by residents of other communities?
    • Should the Village of Barrington consider the use of renewable energy sources in any future projects if that does not increase the cost of the project by more than ten percent (10%)?
    • Shall the Village of Beach Park, Lake County, Illinois, become a home rule unit?
    • Shall the Village of Green Oaks, Lake County, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for General Corporate Fund purposes and have an additional tax of 0.0928% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $0 and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $259,917.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $30.93.
    • Shall the Village of Round Lake Heights, Lake County, Illinois, for the purpose of paying the costs of improvements and extensions to the existing water and water supply system of said Village, including such improvements and extensions as are sufficient to provide for the storage and distribution thereof, and for expenses incident thereto, issue its bonds to the amount of $2,700,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the Village of Winthrop Harbor become a home rule unit?
    • Shall the City of Zion become a home rule unit?
    • Shall Avon Township be authorized to enter into and administer a contract for refuse collection, disposal and recycling on behalf of the residents of the unincorporated areas of Avon Township as authorized by 60 ILCS 1/210-5, et seq.?
    • Shall the Township Board of Fremont Township, Lake County Illinois, be authorized to exercise the powers of the "Township Refuse Collection and Disposal Act" as provided in Article 210 of the Township Code, 60 ILCS 1/210-5, et. seq., to enter into a contract for the collection, disposal, composting or recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes within the unincorporated area of the Township?
    • Shall the Township Board of Shields Township, Lake County, Illinois, be authorized to exercise the powers of the "Township Refuse Collection and Disposal Act" as provided in Article 210 of the Township Code, 60 ILCS 1/210 et. seq. to enter into a contract for the collection, disposal, composting or recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes within the unincorporated area of the Township?
    • Shall the Road District of the Township of Vernon be abolished with all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities being assumed by the Township of Vernon?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Gavin School District Number 37, Lake County, Illinois, improve the sites of and alter, repair and equip school buildings, including but not limited to replacing roofs, improving secured entrances, updating science classrooms and improving HVAC systems, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $6,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Hawthorn Community Consolidated School District Number 73, Lake County, Illinois, build and equip a school building as an addition to the Sullivan Community Center, build and equip additions to and alter, repair and equip existing school buildings, including but not limited to constructing life safety improvements and additional classrooms, improve sites and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $48,700,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Hawthorn Community Consolidated School District Number 73, Lake County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.10% above the limiting rate for school purposes for levy year 2017 and be equal to 3.332646% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $42,815,163.11, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $44,139,624.97.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $33.33.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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).
    • Shall the Board of Education of McHenry Community High School District Number 156, McHenry and Lake Counties, Illinois, build and equip additions to, alter, repair, equip and improve the sites of the McHenry West High School Campus and the McHenry East High School Campus, including, without limitation: improving student safety, security and learning environments; constructing infrastructure improvements including roofs, ventilation, environmental units, doors, plumbing, electrical improvements, parking lots, walkways and other ADA compliance improvements at both campuses; constructing a Science, Technology and Industry Center at West Campus; expanding West Campus to add classrooms to replace 26-year-old mobile classrooms and to accommodate additional students; and renovating East Campus classrooms; and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $44,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the Board of Trustees of William Rainey Harper Community College District No. 512, Counties of Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry and State of Illinois, acquire real property, build and equip new buildings, build and equip additions to and alter, equip, repair and renovate existing buildings of the District and issue the bonds of said Community College to an amount not to exceed $180,000,000 for said purposes?
    • Shall the Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District, Lake County, Illinois, repair, improve and equip three fire stations and purchase emergency response fleet and equipment and issue its bonds to the amount of $4,500,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    LaSalle County:

    • Shall LaSalle County oppose the passage of any bill where the Illinois General Assembly desires to restrict the individual right of US Citizens as protected by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution?
    • Shall the City of Streator retain the managerial form of municipal government?
    • Shall hens be allowed to be kept within the Village of Ransom?
    • Shall roosters be allowed to be kept within the Village of Ransom?
    • Shall the Board of Education of Fieldcrest Community Unit School District Number 6, Woodford, LaSalle, Livingston and Marshall Counties, Illinois, build and equip a school building located in Wenona, Illinois, demolish a portion of the existing Fieldcrest Middle School Building, build and equip a school building located in Minonk, Illinois, demolish the existing Fieldcrest High School Building, improve school sites and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $29,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

    McHenry County: 

    • Shall the VILLAGE OF GREENWOOD, McHenry County, Illinois be authorized to levy a new tax for roadway maintenance purposes and to have an additional tax of .25% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
    • Shall the Road District of the Township of McHenry be abolished with all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, obligations, and responsibilities being assumed by the Township of McHenry?
    • Shall the City of McHenry, McHenry County, Illinois, build an addition to the McHenry Recreation Center that will include an indoor pool, a gymnasium and an outdoor family aquatic park and issue its bonds, in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000, to construct these improvements? Annually, for twenty years, the increase to the City of McHenry’s portion of a property tax bill would not exceed $1.08 per $1,000 of the “fair cash value” of the taxable property, according to the records of the McHenry County Treasurer.
    • Effective for the General Election to be held November 8, 2022, and each subsequent election thereafter, and excluding service prior to said election, shall there be term limits for the Office of County Board member as follows: No person shall be eligible to seek election to or hold the Office of County Board member who has previously held said office for twelve (12) years cumulative?
    • Effective for the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020, and each subsequent election thereafter, and excluding service prior to said election, shall there be term limits for the Office of County Board Chairman as follows: No person shall be eligible to seek election to or hold the Office of County Board Chairman who has previously held said office for two (2) full terms or ten (10) years?
    • Shall the Board of Trustees of William Rainey Harper Community College District No. 512, Counties of Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry and State of Illinois, acquire real property, build and equip new buildings, build and equip additions to and alter, equip, repair and renovate existing buildings of the District and issue the bonds of said Community College to an amount not to exceed $180,000,000 for said purposes?
    • Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Hebron Township, McHenry County, Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 7.31% per year for 2018?
      (1) For the 2018 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 $4.15.
      (2) Based upon an average annual percentage increase in the market value of such property of 4.7%, the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against such property for the 2019 levy year is estimated to be $4.35 and for the 2020 levy year is estimated to be $4.55.
    • Shall the Board of Education of McHenry Community High School District Number 156, McHenry and Lake Counties, Illinois, build and equip additions to, alter, repair, equip and improve the sites of the McHenry West High School Campus and the McHenry East High School Campus, including, without limitation: improving student safety, security and learning environments; constructing infrastructure improvements including roofs, ventilation, environmental units, doors, plumbing, electrical improvements, parking lots, walkways and other ADA compliance improvements at both campuses; constructing a Science, Technology and Industry Center at West Campus; expanding West Campus to add classrooms to replace 26- year-old mobile classrooms and to accommodate additional students; and renovating East Campus classrooms; and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $44,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Re-opening the pool located within Indian Oaks Park of the Marengo Park District will require a significant property tax increase in order to pay the costs of investigating the current state of the pool, repairing and rebuilding the pool and maintaining it in the future. Should the investigation of the current state of the pool be approved, an additional significant property tax increase will be required to pay for the rebuilding, repairing and maintaining of the pool for the future. Do you support investigating the re-opening of the pool located within Indian Oaks Park of the Marengo Park District, which, if re-opened, will require a significant increase in the property taxes? And if so, would you approve a significant increase to your property taxes to acquire monies not exceed $150,000 to pay for the investigation of the current state of the pool.

    Will County:

    • Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of Frankfort, Will and Cook Counties, Illinois, be authorized to levy a Non-Home Rule Retailers’ Occupation Tax and a Non-Home Rule Service Occupation Tax at the rate of one (1%) percent for expenditures on municipal operations, expenditures on public infrastructure, or property tax relief?
    • Shall the Village of Lemont become a home rule unit of government pursuant to Artcile VII, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of Illinois?
    • Shall Lockport Township be authorized to contract, administer or license a refuse collection, disposal, and recycling program on behalf of the residents of the unincorporated areas of the Township, pursuant to Section 85-13(f) and Article 210 of the Township Code?
    • Shall the Wilton Township Road District, Will County, Illinois, be authorized to levy a new tax for the purposes of constructing or repairing bridges, culverts, drainage structures or grade separations, including approaches thereto, and have an additional tax of 0.25% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein extended for such purposes?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $136,079.27 and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $210,569.78.
      (2) For the 2018 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 estimate to be $83.33.
    • Shall the Bolingbrook Park District, Will County, Illinois, improve 21 park playgrounds, improve pathway connection, improve and equip the Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Complex, including construction of four family changing rooms, two additional meeting/program rooms and locker room improvements, improve the Pelican Harbor Lazy River center island, and further equip parks and park facilities, and issue its bones to the amoung of $14,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the number of ocmmissioners on the board of the Frankfort Park District be reduced from seven (7) to five (5)?
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Tinley Park Park District, Cook and Will Counties, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.0713% above the limiting rate for the levy year 2017 for park purposes and be equal to 0.3479% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $3,802,248.48, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $4,782,248.48.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $21.12 in Cook County, Illinois, and $23.76 in Will County, Illinois.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 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).
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the White Oak Library District, Will County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.0296% above the limiting rate for levy year 2017 and be equal to 0.215% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $3,704,861, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $4,296,359.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $8.39.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for the 2018 levy year 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).
    • Shall the Board of Education of Minooka Community Consolidated School District Number 201, Grundy, Kendall and Will Counties, Illinois, build and equip a school building, improve the site thereof, construct a roadway adjacent thereto and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $50,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Rockdale School District 84, Will County, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.90% above the limiting rate for school purposes of said School District for levy year 2017 and be equal to 2.2735% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2018?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $1,094,440 and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $1,811,583.
      (2) For the 2018 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 $299.70.
      (3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2018 will be determined by the limiting rate set forth in the proposition, rather than the otherwise applicable limiting rate caluculated under the provisions of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (commonly known as the Property Tax Cap Law).
    • Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the New Lenox Fire Protection District, Will county, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.2021% above the limiting rate for the purpose of fire protection and ambulance service for levy year 2017 and be equal to 0.59% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy years 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021?
      (1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recent extended limiting rate is $4,934,882.40, and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $7,506,008.30.
      (2) For the 2018 levy year, the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single family residence and having a fair market value of $100,000 is estimated to be $67.37.
      (3) Based upon an average annual percentage increase in the market value of such property at 1.7073%, the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against such property for the 2019 levy year is estimated to be $68.52, for the 2020 levy year is estimated to be $69.69, and for the 2021 levy year is estimated to be $70.88
      (4) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for 2019, 2019, 2020, and 2021 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).

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