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Record #: R2016-323   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 6/22/2016
Title: Submission of public question by referendum for Chicago voters at November 8, 2016 election regarding State of Illinois funding for Chicago Public Schools
Sponsors: Brookins, Jr., Howard, Curtis, Derrick G., Moore, Joseph, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Mell, Deborah, Dowell, Pat, Taliaferro, Chris, Zalewski, Michael R., Osterman, Harry, Cardenas, George A., Quinn, Marty, O'Shea, Matthew J., Ervin, Jason C., Mitts, Emma, Smith, Michele, Foulkes, Toni, Reboyras, Ariel, Reilly, Brendan, O'Connor, Patrick, Thompson, Patrick D., Sposato, Nicholas, Willie B. Cochran, Laurino, Margaret, Santiago, Milagros, Austin, Carrie M., Arena, John, Pawar, Ameya, Napolitano, Anthony V., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Moreno, Proco Joe, Hopkins, Brian , Scott, Jr. Michael, Solis, Daniel, Maldonado, Roberto, Moore, David H., Burke, Edward M., King, Sophia D.
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. R2016-323.pdf

Committee(s) Assignment:

Chicago Public Schools

Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethi



WHEREAS, Pursuant the Illinois Election Code,. 10 ILCS 5/28-1, et seq., and the Illinois Municipal Code, 65 ILCS 5/1-1-8, the corporate authorities of a municipality have the authority to submit a public question to the electors of the municipality by means of a referendum; and

WHEREAS, The City Council hereby intends to submit to the residents of the City of Chicago a public question of city-wide significance; and

WHEREAS, The City Council believes it is in the best interest of the residents of Chicago to move expeditiously as possible to submit this proposition to the voters at the next regularly scheduled municipal general election to be held on November 8, 2016; now, therefore,



Section 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated herein and made part hereof as though fully set forth herein. .


Section 2. The City Council of the City of Chicago does hereby initiate and authorize the following public question to be submitted to the voters of the entire City of Chicago at the regularly scheduled municipal general election on November 8, 2016:


Should the State of Illinois provide full and equitable funding for the Chicago Public Schools?


Yes                      No