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A '''Nunda Township open space land purchase referendum''' took place on [[April 7, 2009 ballot measures in Illinois|April 7, 2009]] in [[McHenry County, Illinois ballot measures|McHenry County]] for voters in the Spring Grove Fire Protection District in Illinois.<ref>[http://www.nwherald.com/articles/2009/01/24/16602243/index.xml ''Northwest Herald'', "Our view: Referendums on the horizon", January 24, 2009]</ref> The measure was '''defeated''', by a margin of 2,465 against to 1,705 in support.{{defeated}} <ref>[http://www.nwherald.com/articles/2009/04/08/r_vrnivptatdwmayplgk9vqg/index.xml ''Northwest Herald'', "SG and ECC referenda pass, 3 others fail
", April 8, 2009]</ref>  
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A '''Nunda Township open space land purchase referendum''' took place on [[April 7, 2009 ballot measures in Illinois|April 7, 2009]] in [[McHenry County, Illinois ballot measures|McHenry County]] for voters in the Spring Grove Fire Protection District in Illinois.<ref>[http://www.nwherald.com/articles/2009/01/24/16602243/index.xml ''Northwest Herald'', "Our view: Referendums on the horizon", January 24, 2009]</ref>  
  
Voters will be asked to approve $15 million to buy land that township officials believe should be preserved as open space. Voters defeated similar proposals in 2004 and 2007. If the referendum is approved, township officials would have several financing options. If a flat tax rate schedule was selected, the referendum could cost about $14 more a year for every $100,000 of assessed market value of a home.
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The measure was '''defeated''', by a margin of 2,465 against to 1,705 in support.{{defeated}} <ref>[http://www.nwherald.com/articles/2009/04/08/r_vrnivptatdwmayplgk9vqg/index.xml ''Northwest Herald'', "SG and ECC referenda pass, 3 others fail
", April 8, 2009]</ref>
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Voters were asked to approve $15 million to buy land that township officials believe should be preserved as open space. Voters defeated similar proposals in 2004 and 2007. If the referendum had been approved, township officials would have several financing options. If a flat tax rate schedule was selected, the referendum could cost about $14 more a year for every $100,000 of assessed market value of a home.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:21, 20 November 2009

A Nunda Township open space land purchase referendum took place on April 7, 2009 in McHenry County for voters in the Spring Grove Fire Protection District in Illinois.[1]

The measure was defeated, by a margin of 2,465 against to 1,705 in support.Defeatedd [2]

Voters were asked to approve $15 million to buy land that township officials believe should be preserved as open space. Voters defeated similar proposals in 2004 and 2007. If the referendum had been approved, township officials would have several financing options. If a flat tax rate schedule was selected, the referendum could cost about $14 more a year for every $100,000 of assessed market value of a home.

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References

  1. Northwest Herald, "Our view: Referendums on the horizon", January 24, 2009
  2. Northwest Herald, "SG and ECC referenda pass, 3 others fail
", April 8, 2009