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LEMONT, IL — Early voting has already started in Lemont, and Election Day on April 6 is quickly approaching. There are several elections in Lemont for school districts, village, township, park district, fire district, and library, although most candidates are running unopposed.
There may be several unopposed races, but Lemont residents will still vote on District 113A’s referendum for an operating rate tax increase.
If the referendum is approved, the district said it will reopen Central School to provide more space for learning, reduce class sizes across all grade levels, and add a full-day kindergarten program.
The referendum question does ask for an increase in the limiting rate, but even if successful, voters’ tax rates would still decrease as the district is paying off bonds for prior capital projects. If the referendum fails, tax rates would decrease even more.
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Early Voting Locations And Hours
There are 51 early voting locations in suburban Cook County, including the Bridgeview, Markham, Maybrook, Skokie and Rolling Meadows courthouses. Find a convenient location near you on the Cook County Clerk’s website. Lemont has one early voting site at Lemont Township, which is open for early voting on:
- March 22-March 26: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- March 27: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- March 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- March 29-April 2: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- April 3: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- April 4: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- April 5: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
State laws require early voters to provide a valid photo ID to an election official before receiving a ballot to vote early. Valid forms of ID include a current driver’s license, a driver’s license of state ID, university/college ID or another government-issued ID with a photo, such as a passport.
Request A Mail-in Ballot
The last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters is April 1. The last day for mail ballots to be postmarked is April 6.
Lemont Local Elections
Here’s what Lemont residents in Cook County will see on their ballot:
President, Village of Lemont, (unopposed)
Clerk, Village of Lemont, (unopposed)
Trustee, Village of Lemont (unopposed)
Supervisor, Lemont Township (unopposed)
Clerk, Lemont Township (unopposed)
Highway Commissioner, Lemont Township (vote for one)
Trustee, Lemont Public Library District (vote for three)
Board member, Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A (unopposed)
Patrick Kerrigan III
Board member, Lemont Township High School District 210 (unopposed)
Michael Kardas Sr.
Board member, Lemont Townshp High School District 210, 2-year term (unopposed)
Trustee, Joliet Junior Community College District 525 (vote for two)
Maureen Flanagan Broderick
Trustee, Lemont Fire Protection District (unopposed)
Finally, the question for District 113A’s referendum is:
“Shall the limiting rate under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A, Cook and DuPage Counties, Illinois be increased by an additional amount equal to 0.2900% above the limiting rate for school purposes for levy year 2019 and be equal to 2.124% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein for levy year 2021?” 1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable at the most recently extended limiting rate is $22,112,851 and the approximate amount of taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is $25,609,431. 2) For the 2019 levy year the approximate amount of the additional tax extendable against property containing a single-family residence and having a fair market value at the time of the referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be $96.57 for DuPage County and $84.56 for Cook County. 3) If the proposition is approved, the aggregate extension for levy year 2021 will be determined by the limiting rate set forth in the proposition, rather than the otherwise applicable limiting rate calculated under the provisions of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (commonly known as the Property Tax Cap Law).”
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