Second Electric Aggregation Public Hearings to Be Held April 23 at Park Forest Village Hall

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—April 18, 2012. One of the referendums on the March 20th election ballot was the Electric Aggregation Referendum. This Referendum which will allow the Village of Park Forest to have the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for residents and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of the program, passed by a vote of 1,618 to 1,344.

The second and final public hearing will be held on Monday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, regarding aggregation for electric rates. The purpose of the public hearings is to obtain input on the proposed Electric Residential Aggregation Plan (“Plan”) for residential and small commercial retail electricity customers located in the Village.

A copy of the proposed Plan is available for review at Village Hall, in the Community Development Department, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can view the updated Plan of Operation and Governance by clicking here.

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearings. Written and oral comments will be accepted on the proposed Plan prior to or at the public hearings.

For additional information on electric aggregation, visit the Village’s website here

To view the public hearing that was held Monday, April 16, visit the Village’s website here and select ‘April 16 meeting.’ The public hearing begins about 7 minutes into the video.

For additional information, contact Director of Community Development Lawrence Kerestes at 708-748-1112.