Sangamon Committee of Whole considers overhaul of fire protection districts
At a meeting this week, the Sangamon County Committee of the Whole discussed a possible reorganization of the county's fire protection districts.
Below is the agenda for this meeting, as provided by the committee.
Call to order
a. Advisory referenda questions to be placed on the November 8, 2016 Ballot
1. Shall the Office of township collector be abolished in Sangamon County with the duties to be assumed by the County Treasurer?
2. Shall the fire protection districts in Sangamon County, with voter approval, organized regionally in order to improve response times?
3. Shall the fire protection district trustees be elected rather than appointed by the county board?
4. Shall the Sangamon county board support with existing funds the further development of the regional leadership council, a coalition of mayors and village presidents representing each of the municipalities in Sangamon county, so that the council can develop cooperative programs, such as joint purchasing, that will improve local government efficiency?