Friday, April 19, 2013
Steve Eberhardt, the former mayoral candidate who has been a staunch supporter of term limits, was invited by the head of Tinley Park's commission on term limits to speak at the panel's next meeting.
Former mayoral candidate Steve Eberhardt will be a guest speaker at next week's meeting of Tinley Park's newly formed commission on term limits for elected village officials. The meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Village Hall. READ: Voters Pass Advisory Referendum on Term Limits for Elected Officials Eberhardt, who organized the petition that put an advisory referendum about term limits on the November 2012 ballot, was asked to speak by the head of the commission, Kenneth Slater, according to a release from the public relations coordinator of Eberhardt's campaign. The advisory referendum asked: “Shall the Village Board of the Village of Tinley Park pass an Ordinance imposing term limits on all elected officials?” It passed …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The public body that will give its recommendations on whether the village should have term limits for local elected officials met for the first time last week. Find out what happened and what it means to you.
The first meeting of Tinley Park's newly formed commission to investigate term limits for elected village officials laid the foundation last week for its six-month mission. About 25 people attended this initial Wednesday, March 27, meeting of the commission, which was created as a response to an advisory referendum on the November 2012 ballot. That referendum posed the question: “Shall the Village Board of the Village of Tinley Park pass an Ordinance imposing term limits on all elected officials?” READ: Voters Pass Advisory Referendum on Term Limits for Elected Officials While residents voted yes on the referendum by a 3-to-1 margin, the village board is under no obligation to act on it. But village officials decided to form a commission …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The resolution asks the Tinley Park Village Board to consider imposing limits to how long an elected official can serve. But the board doesn't have to take any action on that request.
- Joe Vince
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
UPDATED: 1:29 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 Although the referendum is non-binding, the message from Tinley Park voters when it comes to term limits for elected village officials was clear: They want them. READ: Petition Filed for Referendum on Term Limits in Tinley Park An advisory referendum asking the Village Board to discuss imposing term limits for elected officials passed Tuesday, Nov. 6, by a 16,126 to 6,386 margin. The question on the ballot asked the following: “Shall the Village Board of the Village of Tinley Park pass an Ordinance imposing term limits on all elected officials?” Because it's only an advisory referendum, the board is not required to take any action on the request. READ: Tinley Attorney Announces Mayoral Candidacy The …