Home Rule Information

The City of Prospect Heights held two Town Hall meetings on Wednesday, October 24th and Tuesday, October 30th.

The town hall meetings were moderated by the Northwest Suburban League of Women Voters local chapter and after a presentation on the Home Rule referendum, a question and answer session followed.

General Topics of the Presentation and Discussion

  • Why did the City Council approve a referendum for Home Rule?

  • What are the changes that can come with Home Rule?

  • The arguments for and against Home Rule power for local governments.

  • Current budget limitations on certain significant projects.

A video of the Town Hall presentation and a link to the PowerPoint is below.

Map of local Home Rule municipalities

Home Rules Communities Map