Indian Head Park approves electrical aggregation, votes down tax increase
The Village of Indian Head Park can now seek opportunities for cheaper electricity rates after residents voted in support of a referendum to allow the village to bargain as collective units for all residents who don’t choose to opt out.
About 1,227 residents, or 63 percent, voted in favor of electrical aggregation while 649, or 36 percent, voted against it Tuesday.
Indian Head Park will join villages such as La Grange Park, Riverside and Brookfield, who have already reported savings because of the electrical aggregation program.
Meanwhile, Indian Head Park residents voted down a tax extension increase that would have been used to pay for street repairs, police and other services, 69 percent against to 31 percent in favor.
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