Referendums on June Primary Ballot 

  • Date Posted
    May 31, 2022
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School districts throughout Illinois are seeking voter approval on referendums on the June 28 primary election ballot. Items up for a vote include tax increases, bond issues, and miscellaneous propositions.  
School districts known to be placing local bond issues on the ballot include: 
  • Arlington Heights SD 25, $75 million, to improve existing facilities, including building classrooms for full-day kindergarten. 
  • Arthur CUSD 305, $30.6 million for renovations for both grade schools and the high school. 
  • Cass SD 63 (Darien), $13.425 million to alter, repair, and equip existing buildings, including improvements to HVAC systems. 
  • CCSD 89 (Glen Ellyn), $27 million, to improve elementary and middle schools, including school safety and security improvements. 
  • Fenton THSD 100, $129.7 million, to improve the site and renovate, alter, repair, and equip Fenton High School. 
  • Golf SD 67, $56 million, to build and equip a new building to serve grades PK-8. 
  • Highland CUSD 5, $40 million, to build a new primary school as well as improve existing school buildings. 
  • Mahomet-Seymour CUSD 3, $97.9 million, to build and equip a new junior high school building, build and equip a transportation facility, and improve other school buildings. 
  • Manhattan SD 114, $85 million, to build a new school building. 
  • Neoga CUSD 3, $3.5 million, to alter, repair, renovate, and equip existing facilities. 
  • New Berlin CUSD 16, $23.5 million to repair and equip the Junior/Senior High School building. 
  • Sullivan CUSD 300, $25 million, to alter, repair, and equip district facilities. 
School districts with tax increases on the ballot include Beecher CUSD 200U, Center Cass SD 66 (Downers Grove), Lindop SD 92 (Broadview), Orangeville CUSD 203, Valmeyer CUSD 3, and Warren THSD 121. 
Voters in two districts will decide whether school board members should be elected at-large versus congressional township. Those districts are Lena-Winslow CUSD 202 and Polo CUSD 222. 
Four other miscellaneous referendums include: 
  • Leland CUSD 1 and Somonauk CUSD 1 are seeking a combined new unit school district comprising the entire territories of both districts. 
  • Panhandle CUSD 2 is seeking to deactivate the Lincolnwood Junior High School and send pupils to Morrisonville CUSD 1. 
  • Morrisonville CUSD 1 is seeking to deactivate the Morrisonville High School and send pupils to Panhandle CUSD 2. 
  • Kirby SD 140 is seeking information from the community with an advisory referendum asking, “Shall the Board of Education of School District 140…build one new school building on the Fenway Park School Site to replace Fenway Park School.” 
IASB will report results of school referenda and tax proposals after the June 28 election. To see historical information from past elections, visit the Finance Election data page on the IASB website.