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Local ballot measures, Illinois, 2008

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Lake County

Election Date City/District Type Initiative Title Description Status
Nov. 4, 2008 Lake County Forest Preserve District Countywide BI General Obligation Bonds Proposition to issues general obligation bonds in an ammount not to exceed $185,000,000 Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Village of Long Grove LI Advisory Question Shall the Village of Long Grove establish a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District? Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Village of Round Lake Beach LI Proposition to appoint or elect the village clerk Shall the Village Clerk be appointed by the Village President with the concurrence of the Village Board rather than elected? Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Village of Wauconda BI Proposition to Issue Bonds $7,000,000 bonds issue for the purpose of constructing street and storm sewer improvements Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Village of Wheeling LI Proposition to increase the monthly 911 Emergency Telephone Surcharge Increase the monthly surcharge by $0.70 to $1.45 for the purpose of improvements to the system Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 City of Zion LI Proposition fore the City of Zion to impose a surcharge Impose a surcharge of up to $1.50 per connection type for installing or improving a 9-1-1 emergency telephone system Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Shields Township LI Advisory question for property tax revenues Should Shields Township property tax revenues be used for grants to private charitable organizations and for college scholarships? Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Shields Township LI Advisory question on Special Service Area Should a Special Service Area for township road maintenance be created in the unincorporated areas so those residents pay for the maintenance of their roads Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Park District of Highland Park LR Proposition to increase the limiting rate Limiting rate increase of 0.20% above the 2007 rate of 0.4980% of Equalized Assess Value for levy year 2008 Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Barrington Public Library BI Proposition to issue $34,300,000 Library Bonds Money to be used for constructing and addition to the existing library, equipment, books, periodicals, electronic data storage and other materials Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 McHenry Public Library BI Proposition to issue $32,000,000 Library Bonds Money to be used for the purpose of erecting a new building to be used as a library, furnishing necessary equipment, acquiring library materials such as books, periodicals, films, recordings, and electronic data storage and retrieval facilities No
Nov. 4, 2008 Diamond Lake School District #76 LR Proposition to increase limiting rate Increase the limiting rate by 0.44% above the levy year 2007 and be equal to 3.119% of equalized assessed value for levy years 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Warren Township High School District #121 BI Proposition to issue $30,000,000 School Building Bonds Purpose of repairing and equip existing school building and one or more additions, and to improve the sites Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 William Raney Haper Community College District #512 BI Proposition to issue $153,600,000 Community College Bonds Build, equip, alter, renovate, repair and demolish community college buildings, build and equip additions, improve and equip for community college purposes Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 First Fire Protection District of Antioch Township LR Proposition to create a new tax rate for ambulance purposes Levy a new tax for ambulance purposes and have an additional tax of 0.22% of equalized assessed value Yes
Nov. 4, 2008 Grayslake Fire Protection District LR Proposition to increase the limiting rate of the Grayslake Fire Protection District Increase the rate and additional 0.166% above the 2007 rate and be equal to 0.60% of equalized assessed value for levy years 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Yes

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