Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Drainage Code. Provides that the Lake County Board may dissolve the Seavey Drainage District with a resolution that states: that the district has not imposed a levy for at least 10 years; that there are no outstanding debts of the district that have been filed with the county clerk of Lake County; that no federal or State permit or grant will be impaired by dissolution of the district; and the date of dissolution of the district. Provides that on the date of dissolution of the district, the powers of the former district shall be exercised by the respective municipalities where the various parts of the former district are located and by Lake County for any unincorporated areas contained in the former district. Provides that no later than 60 days after the date of dissolution of the district, Lake County shall notify the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency of the dissolution of the district.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: provides that the resolution the Lake County Board may adopt to dissolve the Seavey Drainage District must state that the precise physical boundaries of the district have become indeterminate due to the passage of time; provides that all drains, levees, and other works constituting the drainage system of the district and the rights-of-way, if any, on which the same are situated shall be deemed to be for the mutual benefit of the lands formerly in the district; provides that powers relating to the levy and collection of assessments shall not be exercised by the Lake County Board; and provides that dissolution of the Seavey Drainage District under the provisions must take place no later than December 31, 2019.
Amends the Sanitary District Act of 1936. Provides that the Lakes Region Sanitary District may dissolve itself upon entering into a dissolution agreement with Lake County for the county to acquire all of the assets and responsibilities of the district. Provides that upon dissolution of the district, the statutory powers of the former district shall be exercised by the county board of Lake County. Provides that no later than 60 days after the effective date of the dissolution, Lake County shall notify the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency of the dissolution of the Lakes Region Sanitary District and providing a copy of the dissolution agreement to the Agency. Makes conforming changes.