The following is a list of area referendum results:
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%)
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
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%)
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 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 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 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.