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* 1. “Home rule” local governments in Illinois have broad authority to set local rules and taxes. The Village of Glencoe is not a home rule government, so it is restricted in many ways. After two years of research on what is best for our community, the Village of Glencoe is considering whether to seek home rule authority through a referendum.

Prior to reading this, which of the following best describes what you knew about home rule and Glencoe?

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* 2. One component of "home rule" governance is local authority to make laws and regulations.

Which of the following examples of possible new regulatory authority do you think would be good for the Village, if any? (Choose all that apply)

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* 3. Another component of “home rule” governance is local authority to determine the property tax levy, issue general obligation debt and expand non-property tax revenue.

Which of the following examples of possible new financial authority do you think would be good for the Village, if any? (Choose all that apply)

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* 4. As part of home rule authority, the Village Board can impose limitations on the use of home rule authority. With that in mind, which limitations do you think would be good for the Village, if any? (Choose all that apply)

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* 5. Considering all of the possibilities in this survey, what do you think about the Village seeking home rule authority through a voter referendum?

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