Fountaindale Public Library District wishes to announce that the library will have nominating petitions available on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 for persons who wish to run in the April 4, 2023 Consolidated General Election for the positions of library district trustee.

The election will fill three (3) library district trustee positions. Two (2) library trustee positions are six (6) year terms. One (1) library trustee position is a four (4) year term.

Nominating petitions and all necessary forms will be available at the Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 in the Administration Office on the 2nd Floor on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Office hours to pick up nominating petitions are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may request that a petition packet be mailed to you by contacting Juanita Lennon at elections@fountaindale.org. A minimum of fifty (50) signatures by eligible registered voters are required on the petition in order to get one’s name on the election ballot. Prospective candidates must be registered voters and reside within the library district boundaries.

Completed petitions must be filed with the Election or Deputy Election Officer of the Library District. The first day to file for election is Monday, December 12, 2022. Candidates must file by mail or in person at the Fountaindale Public Library between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. All candidates who file at 9 a.m., including those whose mailed-in petitions arrive on December 12, will be placed in a lottery drawing to determine ballot placement.

Candidates who file after 9 a.m. on December 12 will be placed on the ballot in the order in which their petitions are received. Petitions may also be turned in between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on December 13, 14, 15 and 16. The last day for filing is Monday, December 19, 2022 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. No petitions will be accepted after 5 p.m.
For further information, please call Deputy Election Officer Juanita Lennon at 630.685.4204 or elections@fountaindale.org.