| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Voters will decide in November whether to fund the purchase of land in unincorporated areas near Glen Ellyn and Lombard, a move the Butterfield Park District is pursuing to keep developers from building a gas station on the site.
The district's Board of...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Burr Ridge voters will be asked in November whether the mayor and trustees should continue to be paid for serving.
At a village board meeting on Aug. 11, trustees unanimously agreed to hold the advisory referendum. The question will read, "Shall the...
| Aug 15, 2014
After months of discussion and pleas from some residents to look into building an indoor pool in Glen Ellyn, the issue will now fall to voters in the park district.
The district's Board of Commissioners voted this month to place a referendum on the Nov....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Term limits may again be headed to the ballot for Arlington Heights voters to weigh in on in the next election.
Bill Gnech, a resident and outspoken critic of the village government, has filed another petition to limit the village president and trustees...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka.
Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:35 AM
This fall, Tinley Park residents will again be asked to vote on whether the village should institute term limits for its elected officials.
Tinley's board voted unanimously Tuesday night to place a binding referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot asking...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When Orange County voters go to the polls in November, they'll be deciding some key issues that could significantly change the way county elections are held, and also restrict citizens from making their own changes to the county's government charter.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:04 PM
BERLIN — The town council voted Tuesday to move a public hearing on a proposed $21 million bond issue to build a new police station from Sept. 16 to Aug. 12.
The earlier date, approved by a 4-3 party line vote with majority Democrats prevailing,...
| Jul 31, 2014
Northbrook Park District officials presented an idea for a $50 million referendum that would help convert the local Five Seasons Sports Club into a Northbrook community center as well as renovate some of the district's existing facilities.
| May 3, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The police station may be falling apart and City Hall is showing its age, but when it comes to major spending projects, commissioners say the focus has to be on water.
The only realistic way to come up with the needed money is for residents to agree...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...