On March 20, the residents of our communities will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum allowing their municipality to aggregate, or bundle, their electricity to seek a lower price.
In an aggregation program the electricity is still delivered by ComEd but is supplied by a licensed alternative supplier. ComEd will still be responsible for billing, maintenance and any outage response.
This program has already been successful in Crest Hill, New Lenox and 17 other Illinois communities. The residents in those communities are seeing savings of 10 to 20 percent on their total electric bill.
Our communities are working together to combine the purchasing power of each of our individual communities into one larger buying group. We believe that by working together we can obtain a better electricity supply rate than any one of our communities going out on their own individually.
We encourage all of our residents to learn more about electrical aggregation and the details of how this program would work at www.willelectricaggregation.org before heading to the polls. If you do not want to choose a partisan ballot you can request a non-partisan referendum only ballot to vote on this important issue.
Mayor Roger Claar, Village of Bolingbrook
Mayor Bill Rulien, City of Braidwood
Mayor Joe Cook, Village of Channahon
Mayor Neal Nelson, City of Coal City
Mayor Michael Einhorn, Village of Crete
Mayor Terry Kernc, Village of Diamond
Mayor Martin Tully, Village of Downers Grove
Mayor William Offerman, Village of Elwood
Mayor Jim Daley, Villeage of Homer Glen
Mayor Tom Giarrante, City of Joliet
Mayor Brian Reaves, Village of Lemont
Mayor Dev Trivedi, City of Lockport
Mayor Pat Brennan, Village of Minooka
Mayor Daniel Tovo, Village of Monee
Mayor Michael Collins, Village of Plainfield
Mayor Henry Berry, Village of Rockdale
Mayor John Noak, Village of Romeoville
Mayor Richard Chapman, Village of Shorewood
Mayor Marty Orr, City of Wilmington
Mayor William Murphy, Village of Woodridge