Tag Archives: Referendum

A Summer of Storms, Heat and Petitions

July 29, 2012


By Jed Skillman

All three petitions circulated in Winfield have been notarized, stamped and duly delivered to the Village Clerk. They are now are on their way to the November ballot.

Over 5,000 signatures – 5,378 to be exact – were collected by 40 volunteers: 2,547 for  the “Keep Our Police” referendum; 2,261 to reinstate the ban on “gaming” in local barrooms; and 570 to require the Village Board to seek public approval before spending more than $ 1 Million on a […]

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Special Village Board Meeting to Be Held July 26

July 24, 2012


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The Winfield Village Board of Trustees has called a special meeting this Thursday, July 26, at 7 pm in the Board Room at Village Hall.

According to the agenda for Thursday’s meeting (available by clicking here), the Trustees intend to consider a referendum to increase property tax. If approved, this referendum increasing taxes will be placed on the November 6, 2012 ballot.

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