Rolling Meadows City Garbage Collection Question (November 2012)

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A Rolling Meadows City Garbage Collection Question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the city of Rolling Meadows, which is in Cook County, where it was defeated.

This measure was an advisory question and asked residents if they wanted the city to privatize garbage and refuse collection. City Aldermen voted 4-3 to place the issue on the ballot. City officials sought ways to cut costs and saw privatization of garbage collection as a possible option.[1]

Election results

Rolling Meadows City Garbage Collection Question
Defeatedd No4,92364.56%
Yes 2,703 35.44%

Election results from Cook County 2012 election results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:[2]

Shall the City of Rolling Meadows contract with a private company for refuse collection?[3]

See also

External links


  1. Daily Herald, "Garbage outsourcing referendum will be on Rolling Meadows ballot," July 17, 2012
  2. Cook County 2012 election referendum," accessed November 14, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.