UPDATE — Referendum Election Results: ‘Yes’ For Huntley Library, ‘No’ To Video Gaming in Campton Hills
— 2:50 PM WEDNESDAY UPDATE
Voters on Tuesday said “yes” to library improvements in Huntley and “no’ to video gaming in Campton Hills, in unofficial vote totals.
In super close contests, voters said no to fire district questions in Rutland-Dundee Township and Fox River & Countryside.
Elburn narrowly OK’d a municipal retailers tax, and South Elgin narrowly said “no” to a non-home-rule retailers occupation tax.
Again, these are unofficial totals, tallied from local election websites. Bookmark this article for possible updates.
Shall bonds of the Huntley Area Public Library District, Kane and McHenry Counties, Illinois in the amount of $12,900,000, be issued for the purpose of remodeling the existing library building and building an addition thereto, and furnishing necessary equipment and acquiring library materials and electronic data storage and retrieval facilities in connection therewith?
(7 of 7 precincts reporting in Kane, 21 of 21 precincts reporting in McHenry)
YES — 2,710 (848 Kane + 1,862 McHenry)
NO — 1,359 (402 Kane + 957 McHenry)
Rutland-Dundee Townships Fire Protection District
Shall the Rutland-Dundee Townships Fire Protection District proceed with efforts to effect the consolidation of fire and emergency medical services with the Village of West Dundee, and/or the Village of West Dundee, and/or the East Dundee and Countryside Fire Protection District, and/or the Village of Carpentersville to maximize efficiency and reduce expenses?
(13 of 13 precincts reporting)
YES — 526
NO — 538
Fox River & Countryside Fire District
Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for the Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District, Kane and DuPage Counties, Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 63% per year for the 2019 levy year?
(23 of 23 precincts reporting in Kane, 3 of 3 precincts reporting in DuPage)
YES — 942 (876 Kane + 66 DuPage)
NO — 951 (907 Kane + 44 DuPage)
Village Of Campton Hills
(12 of 12 precincts reporting)
YES — 545
NO — 648
Village Of Elburn
Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of Elburn, Kane County, Illinois, be authorized to impose a Non-Home Rule Municipal Retailers’ Occupation Tax and Non-Home Rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax (commonly referred to as a “municipal sales tax”) at the rate of not more than 1% for expenditures on municipal operations, expenditures on public infrastructure and for property tax relief in accordance with and subject to the provisions of Sections 8-11-1.3 and 8-11-1.4 of the Illinois Municipal Code?
(3 of 3 precincts reporting)
YES — 136
NO — 128
Village of South Elgin
Non-Home-Rule Retailers Occupation Tax
Shall the Village of South Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, be authorized to levy a Non-Home Rule Municipal Retailers’ Occupation Tax (65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.3) in the amount of one percent (1.0%) and a Non-Home Rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax (65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.4) in the amount of one percent (1.0%), for the purpose of funding expenditures on public infrastructure?
(16 of 16 precincts reporting)
YES — 781
NO — 787
Aurora School District 129
(51 of 51 precincts reporting in Kane)
YES — 4,261
NO — 478
Kane County Connects will update these referendum results as soon as possible.
Oswego School District 308
Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Oswego Community Unit School District Number 308, Kendall, Kane and Will Counties, Illinois, be increased by an additional amount equal to .30% above the limiting rate for school purposes for levy year 2017 and be equal to 5.48348% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2019?
(2 of 2 precincts in Kane reporting, 48 of 48 on Kendall, 6 of 6 in Will *UPDATED)
YES — 4,108 (23 Kane + 3,467 Kendall + 618 Will)
NO — 4,435 (24 Kane + 4,058 Kendall + 353 Will)
Community School District 220
Building Bond Resolution
Shall the Board of Education of Barrington Community Unit School District Number 220, Lake, Cook, Kane and McHenry Counties, Illinois, build and equip additions to and alter, repair and equip existing buildings, including but not limited to renovating instructional spaces, restrooms and food service areas, installing school safety and security improvements, replacing roofs and mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and constructing additions to eliminate mobile classrooms, improve school sites and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $185,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
(2 of 2 in Kane precincts reporting, n/a in Lake, 17 of 17 in Cook, 4 of 4 in McHenry *UPDATED)
YES — 3,909 (42 Kane + 2,040 Lake + 1,696 Cook + 131 McHenry)
NO — 4,077 (87 Kane + 2,094 Lake + 1,691 Cook + 205 McHenry)
SOURCE: Kane County Clerk’s Office website, area election websites