Election 2003

Suburban Cook County referendums
2003-04-02T00:00:00Z Election 2003 nwitimes.com
April 02, 2003 12:00 am

The following is a list of area referendum results:

DOLTON

Village of Dolton Residency Requirement

Whether all Village of Dolton employees, except where prohibited by law, shall be required to reside within the municipal corporate limits of the Village not less than 12 months from their initial date of employment?

Yes 1,443 (77.5%) - Passed

No 418 (22.5%)

LANSING

Village of Lansing End Term Limits?

Should the term limits presently imposed on the Offices of Village President, Village Clerk and Village Trustees be eliminated, so that the effect would be that the persons holding the Office of Village President, Village Clerk and Village Trustee would no longer be limited to serving not more than two successive terms in each respective office?

Yes 664 (38.7%)

No 1,050 (61.3%) - Defeated

LYNWOOD

Village of Lynwood 911 Tax

Shall the Village of Lynwood, for the purpose of maintaining and improving the 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System, increase the current surcharge of $1.00 per month by 50 cents, to a total of $1.50 per month per network connection, which surcharge will be added to the monthly bill you receive for telephone or telecommunications charges?

Yes 174 (65.2%) - Passed

No 93 (34.8%)

SAUK VILLAGE

Village of Sauk Village Police Protection Tax

Shall the Village of Sauk Village's annual levy for a tax to provide revenue for the purpose of police protection in the Village of Sauk Village be increased from 0.40% of the value of all taxable property in the Village of Sauk Village to 0.60% of the value of all taxable property in the Village of Sauk Village?

Yes 426 (52.5%) - Passed

No 386 (47.5%)

SOUTH HOLLAND

South Holland School District 151 Tax Increase

Shall the maximum annual tax rate for educational purposes for School District Number 151, Cook County, Illinois, be increased and established at 3.13 percent upon all the taxable property of said School District at the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, instead of 1.63 percent, the present maximum rate otherwise applicable to the next taxes to be extended for said purpose?

Yes 1,066 (52.7%) - Passed

No 956 (47.3%)

THORNTON TOWNSHIP

Thornton Township Tax Increase for Senior Services

Shall Thornton Township be authorized to levy an annual tax for the sole and exclusive purpose of providing services to senior citizens at a rate of not more than 0.15% of the value, as equalized and assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property in the township?

Yes 13,030 (60%) - Passed

No 8,692 (40%)

THORNTON TOWNSHIP

Thornton Township Youth Services

Shall Thornton Township be authorized to levy an annual tax for the sole purpose of providing service programs for youths at a rate of not more than 0.15% of the value, as equalized and assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property in the township?

Yes 11,200 (51%) - Passed

No 10,764 (49%)

Election results provided by Cook County Clerk David Orr through www.voterinfonet.com.

For continuing coverage of the election, see Thursday's edition of The Times.

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