City & Village Electrical Aggregation Questions, 9 (March 2012)
Six of the measures were approved
These measures sought to allow the designated area officials to aggregate electricity and buy it in bulk so as to obtain lower rates for residents who would also be able to opt out of the program if they wanted. The areas included are the villages of Millington, North Utica, Somanauk (also in DeKalb County) and Sheridan as well as the cities of Mendota, LaSalle, Marseilles, Ottawa and Streator (also in Livingston County).
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|SHALL THE CITY OF MARSEILLES 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?|
- The News Tribune, "Energy referendum gives local voters alternative for cheap electric rates," February 29, 2012
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