Bolingbrook Village Electrical Aggregation Question (March 2012)

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A Bolingbrook Village Electrical Aggregation Question was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the village of Bolingbrook which is in Will County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,900 (54.53%)Approveda
  • NO 2,418 (45.47%)[1]

This measure sought to allow village officials to collectively buy electricity in bulk for residents and small businesses in order to obtain lower rates. Residents and businesses would be able to opt out of the program if they did not want to join.[2] Village officials had been encouraging a vote in favor of this measure, noting that everyone would benefit and those communities which already have this in place are doing well.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Village of Bolingbrook 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? Yes or no.[4]