101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 2/14/2020___________, by
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
55 ILCS 5/5-1186 new
70 ILCS 1005/11.7 new
Amends the Mosquito Abatement District Act. Provides that a county
board or board of county commissioners may by ordinance transfer the duties
of all mosquito abatement districts in the county to the county and
dissolve those districts. Includes provisions relating to submittal of the
proposition of dissolution to the voters by referendum and transfer of
personnel, property, tax levy powers, and funds of districts to the county.
Amends the Counties Code making conforming changes.
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A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
5-1186 as follows:
(55 ILCS 5/5-1186 new)
Dissolution of all mosquito abatement
districts in the county.
The county board or board of county
commissioners may dissolve all mosquito abatement districts in
the county as provided in Section 11.7 of the Mosquito
Abatement District Act.
The Mosquito Abatement District Act is amended
by adding Section 11.7 as follows:
(70 ILCS 1005/11.7 new)
Dissolution of all districts in a county.
(a) A county board or board of county commissioners may
adopt an ordinance to transfer the duties of all mosquito
abatement districts in the county to the county, including
those formed under Section 30-170 of the Township Code, and
dissolve those districts. If a ordinance dissolving all
mosquito abatement districts has been adopted, the county board
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or board of county commissioners shall order the proposition
submitted to the voters of each district being dissolved. The
county clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper
election officials. Notice shall be given and the election
conducted in accordance with the general election law. The
proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
Shall all mosquito abatement districts in (name of
county) be dissolved?
The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
(b) If a majority of all votes combined from all districts
are in favor of dissolving all mosquito abatement districts in
(1) All personnel of a district is transferred to the
county. The status and rights of such employees under any
applicable collective bargaining agreements or under any
pension, retirement, or annuity plan shall not be affected
by dissolution of a district under this Section.
(2) All district books, records, papers, documents,
property (real and personal), including, but not limited
to, material in electronic or magnetic format and necessary
computer hardware and software, contracts, causes of
action, and pending business pertaining to the powers,
duties, rights, and responsibilities are transferred to
(3) All district tax levy powers and district tax
revenue, remaining balances, and other funds available for