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Record #: R2018-672   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/27/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 6/27/2018
Title: Submission of public question by referendum to Chicago voters at November 6, 2018 election on whether State of Illinois should create homeowners property tax exemption for families that have lived in their homes for over 10 years and whose annual income is $100,000
Sponsors: Solis, Daniel
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. R2018-672.pdf



WHEREAS, Pursuant to 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 general election to be held on November 6, 2018; 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 general election next occurring after the effective date of this resolution, on November 6, 2018:

Should the City of Chicago seek that the State of Illinois create a homeowners property tax exemption for families in municipalities of over 500,000 that have lived in their home for over 10 years and whose income is under $100,000?






Section 3. The City Clerk of the City of Chicago shall certify the public question referenced herein to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners in accordance with Article 28 of the Election Code.

QfirTiet Solis / \ Alderman, 25th Ward


Section 4. This resolution shall be in full force anpveffect upon its passage.