Friday, April 5, 2013
See a sample ballot from the Lake County Clerk for your area's races.
Learn which races and candidates will be on the ballot for your area before heading to the voting booth on Tuesday, April 9. Just enter your name, house number, birth date and zip code to get started. Check out a video from Lake County Clerk Willard Helander on how to use the county's Voter Power webpage.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Plan returns excess tax money to residents.
Monday, February 18
The Ela Tax Reform Party today announced their support for the township tax abatement passed by Naperville Township. Based on an ordinance passed last week, Naperville Township will abate $500,000 in excess property taxes collected. Members of the Ela Tax Reform Party slate pledge to reduce the township’s excess reserve fund and abate up to $2 million in property taxes. “If there is no plan or need for the funds, an abatement is meaningful to all residents and the fiscally responsible thing to do”, says Supervisor candidate, Barbara Evans. Evans said based on information received from Ela Township, there should be over $5 million in surplus accumulated at the end of this fiscal year which is well over a year’s worth of expenses. Each…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Several trustee candidates filed their nomination papers simultaneously this month.
Candidate filing is complete for the April 2013 election. Barrington's Village President Karen Darch will run unopposed next year, as will Village Clerk Adam Frazier. Darch's slate includes current Trustee Tim Roberts and residents Pete Douglas and Sue Padula, both running for Village Trustee. The opposing slate includes JoAnn Fletcher, Michael Kozel and James Magnanenzi, who are all running for Trustee positions. Douglas, Padula, Fletcher, Kozel and Magnanenzi filed petitions simultaneously earlier this month. A lottery will now be held to determine what order their names will appear on the ballot. Tim Roberts' name will appear 6th, as he filed last. Residents will elect three of the six candidates to the Board of Trustees.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Monday is the first day candidates for the April 2013 election can file nominating petitions. The deadline has been extended to Dec. 26.
Are you planning on running for Barrington-area office in the April 9, 2013 elections? Candidates can begin filing their nominating petitions beginning Monday, Dec. 17 through Wednesday, Dec. 26. The new filing deadline was changed per Senate Bill 3338 and recently signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn. Barrington Village President Karen Darch, Clerk Adam Frazier and Trustees Steve Miller, Beth Raseman and Tim Roberts' terms expire in 2013. Barrington Hills President Robert Abboud and Trustees Skip Gianopulos, Fritz Gohl and Elaine Ramesh's terms expire in 2013. Inverness Village President Jack Tatooles, Village Clerk, Village Trustees Richard Gallagher, Patricia Ledvina and Janice Streme's terms will expire in 2013. Lake Barrington Village …