On Tuesday, March 18 election, voters will decide on two referendum questions to benefit the communities and school district. Both ballot questions must pass to enable the district to proceed with the community aqautic center. The following two propositions will appear on the ballot:
Pool Construction Cost:
Shall the Board of Education of Lake Park Community High School District Number 108, DuPage County, Illinois, improve the site of and build and equip an indoor swimming pool addition to the Lake Park East Campus High School Building and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $8,500,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
Pool Operational Cost:
Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Lake Park Community High School District Number 108, DuPage County, Illinois, be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year, to 2.6% for the 2014 levy year?
Click here to view an informational presentation about the scope of the project - including the involvement of the Bloomingdale, Itasca, Medinah and Roselle Park Districts - as well as the financial cost to taxpayers and the benefits for the community.
The polls will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, March 18 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to learn more about the proposed Community Aquatic Center and make an informed decision on March 18.
Click here to visit the DuPage County Election Commission website to check your voter registration status and learn more information about voting in the March 18 General Primary Election.
Lake Park High School, in collaboration with the Bloomingdale, Itasca, Medinah and Roselle Park Districts, has designed an aquatic center to benefit community residents and students in physical education classes, as well as Lake Park athletic and activity programs. The proposed aquatic center will add approximately 23,500 square feet at the Lake Park East Campus and will include an eight-lane, 25-yard by 59-foot pool with a diving well, an activity/warming pool and seating capacity for 330 spectators. Other amenities including family changing rooms with showers, a four-foot deep warming pool with ramp entrance and a toddler shelf, and a tot slide have been added to accommodate community use for activities such as swim lessons and water aerobics.
Click the image above for more information about the proposed community aquatic center.
|$200,000 market value home||$300,000 market value home|
|Total Tax Increase:||$25.04 annually||$37.56 annually|
Residents are encouraged to attend any of the upcoming community forums, scheduled in conjunction with the local park districts, to ask questions and learn more information about the proposed Community Aquatic Center. Mark your calendar for:
Saturday, February 22, 9:00 a.m.
Roselle Park District
Clauss Recreation Center, Mulberry Room
555 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Roselle
Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m.
Bloomingdale Park District
Johnston Recreation Center, Community Room
172 S. Circle Ave., Bloomingdale
Thursday, March 6, 3:30 p.m.
Medinah Park District
Thorndale Recreation Center, Heritage Room
22W130 Thorndale Ave., Medinah
Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m.
Itasca Park District
Itasca Recreation and Fitness Center, Iris A&B Room
350 E. Irving Park Rd., Itasca
With less than a week until Election Day on Tuesday, March 18, residents are reminded to learn more about the proposed Community Aquatic Center. Understand the facts and make an informed decision on March 18.
Although voter registration has closed, residents can still apply to register
during a "grace period" offered by the DuPage Election Commission until Saturday, March 15.
Registration may only occur in person at the Election Commission Office, located at 421 N. County
Farm Rd. in Wheaton. Office hours through election day: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Early voting for the General Primary Election is available from March 3 through March 15 in the Stratford Square Mall, Upper Level, Entrance #4 (next to Macy's) from Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Click here for a list of all Early Voting locations that are available from March 3-March 15.