Friday, December 16, 2016

Referendum deadlines near

A key deadline is nearing to complete requirements for placing a referendum on the ballot in the Feb. 28, 2017, primary election; meanwhile two deadlines are approaching for placing a referendum on the April 4, 2017 election. These upcoming deadlines are:

•    Dec. 22, 2016, the last day for the board secretary to certify public policy questions to the election authority for referendum at the Feb. 28, 2017, Consolidated Primary Election (10 ILCS 5/28-5);

•    Jan. 17, 2017, the last day for the school board to adopt resolutions putting public policy questions on the ballot at the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election (10 ILCS 5/28-2);

•    Jan. 26, 2017, the last day for the board secretary to certify public policy questions to the election authority for referendum at the April 4, 2017 election. (10 ILCS 5/28-5).

See the 2016-17 School Calendar for more information.