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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Last day to adopt resolution
Last day for local governing boards to adopt a resolution or ordinance to allow a binding public question to appear on the ballot.
[10 ILCS 5/28-2(c)]
Last day for County, Municipal, Township and Park Boards to authorize the placement of advisory referenda on the ballot by resolution.
(55 ILCS 5/5-1005.5; 60 ILCS 1/80-80; 65 ILCS 5/3.1-40-60; 70 ILCS 1205/8-30)
Last day for notice to create political subdivision
Last day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision whose officers are to be elected, rather than appointed, may be published in a newspaper within the proposed political subdivision, or if none, in a newspaper of general circulation within the proposed territory.
[10 ILCS 5/28-2(g)]
Last day to file petitions to create political subdivision
Last day to file a petition (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) to create a political subdivision with the appropriate circuit court clerk.
[10 ILCS 5/28-2(b)]
NOTE: The specific statutory provisions governing the creation of political subdivisions can be found in the relevant Code governing such subdivisions.
NOTE: Objections can be filed on or before the date of the hearing with the appropriate circuit court clerk.
(10 ILCS 5/28-4)
NOTE: If the initial officers are to be elected at the election for creation of a new unit of government, candidates for such offices shall file nomination papers between 113 – 106 days before such election (DECEMBER 17 – 24, 2012).
(10 ILCS 5/10-6)
NOTE: The circuit court clerk shall publish the hearing date for a public policy petition filed in his/her office not later than 14 days after the petition is actually filed, but at least five (5) days before the actual hearing (final orders within seven (7) days of hearing).
(10 ILCS 5/28-4)
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