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Special Referendum Meeting

The Batavia School Board is holding a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, 6pm (note the early start time) to consider adopting the same issue that voters defeated in last November’s election by a vote of 7060 NO to 7036 YES. … Continue reading

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Referendum Repeat in April? Taxed to the Max Again

The Batavia School Board plans to hold a special meeting early next year to decide whether to place a bond referendum before voters in the April school board and municipal election. Voters narrowly rejected a $140 million issue in the … Continue reading

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“Vote Yes” Campaign Funded by Outside Insider Corporations

“Yes for BPS101”, the group that sent out deceptive mailers accusing the anonymously sent “Vote No” mailers of being from “outsiders” and not complying with legal reporting requirements, are themselves funded by outsiders and not in legal compliance! Worse yet, … Continue reading

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$140 Million School Referendum Defeated

Update: Final tally 7060 NO to 7036 YES — referendum defeated by 24 votes As of the evening on Wednesday, Nov. 9, the $140 million referendum was voted down by 176 votes, 6918 NO to 6742 YES. It may change … Continue reading

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Demolish and Rebuild 2 Schools?

Part of the $140 million referendum proposal is to demolish and rebuild 2 schools, Louise White and H.C. Storm. Both schools are only 44 years old, built in 1978. In 2015, the last Comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan lists both schools … Continue reading

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Vote NO to $140 Million Referendum

Update: “Vote NO” yard signs are available. Please request your sign through our “Contact Us” page. On the November 8, 2022 ballot is a $140 MILLION referendum for BPS101. From the district website: “Shall the Board of Education of Batavia … Continue reading

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$140,000,000 School Referendum

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 19, 7:00pm, the Batavia School Board will vote to put a referendum on the Nov. ballot, “to build and equip a new H.C. Storm School and a new Louise White School and demolish the existing buildings, and … Continue reading

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Library Remodeling?

Thursday, July 7, 6:30pm, the Batavia Library Committee of the Whole has on its agenda: Remodeling Project, Phase One: Master Plan / Concept Designa. Options for Master Plan / Concept Design, presented by Donald J. McKay, Principal, and AmySchmieding, Associate, … Continue reading

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$27 Million Rec Center Referendum March 17

The Batavia Park District has a referendum on the ballot for the March 17, 2020 General Primary (early voting has started at the Kane County Clerk’s Office ONLY; widespread early voting begins March 3). They are asking taxpayers to approve $27 million … Continue reading

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Propositions Explained

There are 3 propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot for most residents of Batavia. In a nutshell, they are as follows: (CITY OF BATAVIA) This is a BINDING referendum. The City of Batavia became a Home Rule unit in 2009 … Continue reading

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