June 28 Referendums So Far Include New Fire Stations in Hampshire, North Aurora And Refuse Collection in Blackberry And Hampshire Townships
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As of today (Wednesday, March 23, 2022), the Kane County Clerk’s Office election website has posted notice of five referendums that will be on the June 28 primary ballot — including propositions to build fire stations in Hampshire and North Aurora and to enter into contracts for garbage collection in unincorporated Blackberry Township and Hampshire Township.
The Hampshire Fire Protection District is seeking voter approval to construct a new fire station and purchase emergency response fleet and equipment and issue its bonds to the amount of $4.5 million to pay for it.
The Hampshire Fire Protection District also is seeking voter approval to increase the limiting rate of property tax extension by an additional 0.10% “for fire protection and ambulance purposes,” according to the wording of the referendum. The increase would be equal to 0.84675% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property for levy year 2022.
The North Aurora Fire District is requesting $10 million in bonds to pay for the construction of a new fire station and to purchase emergency response fleet and equipment.
Blackberry Township is seeking to enter into a contract for the collection, disposal, composting and recycling of garbage and refuse for residents of the unincorporated areas of Blackberry Township.
Hampshire Township is seeking to contract, administer, or license a refuse collection and recycling program on behalf of all residents of unincorporated areas of Hampshire Township.
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