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Full Text of SB2912  102nd General Assembly

SB2912eng 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
SB2912 EngrossedLRB102 19447 AWJ 28214 b

1    AN ACT concerning local government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5Section 5-15003 as follows:
 
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-15003)  (from Ch. 34, par. 5-15003)
7    Sec. 5-15003. Department of public works. The county board
8may establish a department of public works with authority to
9exercise complete supervision in such county over any of the
10projects authorized by this Division in either of the methods
11designated hereafter.
12    A. The county board may employ a superintendent of public
13works and such other employees for the administration of the
14department as may be necessary. The superintendent shall be a
15registered professional engineer, hold a degree in engineering
16from an accredited institution of higher learning, or have at
17least 10 years of professional, management-level experience in
18either a municipal or county public works department. The
19superintendent and shall have complete authority to supervise
20and manage the department. At least one employee in the public
21works department shall be a certified registered professional
22engineer or hold a degree in engineering from an accredited
23institution of higher learning; or

 

 

SB2912 Engrossed- 2 -LRB102 19447 AWJ 28214 b

1    B. Each county public works department shall be managed by
2a board of public works, consisting of 5 members appointed by
3the President and Chairman of the county board, with the
4approval of the county board, for a 3 year term, except that of
5the first appointees, 2 shall serve for one year, 2 for 2
6years, and one for 3 years. The term of office of original
7appointees shall be regarded as beginning on July 1, following
8their appointment, and the term of all members shall continue
9until their successors are appointed. At least 2 members must
10be elected officials of municipalities within the county whose
11terms of office within the municipalities will not expire
12prior to the termination of appointment hereunder, one member
13must be a member of the county board whose term of office will
14not expire prior to the termination of appointment hereunder,
15one member must be a trustee of a Sanitary District within the
16county whose term of office will not expire prior to the
17termination of appointment hereunder, and one member must be
18chosen to represent the Conservation and Public Health
19interests. The members of the board shall receive compensation
20as provided by the county board. The board of public works may
21employ a superintendent of public works and any other
22employees for the administration of the department as may be
23necessary. The superintendent must be a registered
24professional engineer, hold a degree in engineering from an
25accredited institution of higher learning, or have at least 10
26years of professional, management-level experience in either a

 

 

SB2912 Engrossed- 3 -LRB102 19447 AWJ 28214 b

1municipal or county public works department. Any county may
2advance general funds for necessary studies or engineering for
3a project to be financed by revenue bonds and be reimbursed by
4the proceeds of such bonds. Any county may purchase such bonds
5with funds derived solely from the County Retailers Occupation
6Tax.
7(Source: P.A. 86-962.)
 
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.