(35 ILCS 200/2-35)
    Sec. 2-35. Disconnection petition.
    (a) A township with 1,000 or more inhabitants according to the last preceding special Federal Census may be disconnected from a multi-township district under this Section if: (1) the township had less than 1,000 inhabitants preceding the date on which the township was included within a multi-township district under Section 2-5 and 2-10; or (2) the township was included within a multi-township district created under Section 2-15.
    (b) If a petition for the disconnection from a multi-township assessment district of a township described in subsection (a) is signed by 10% of the registered voters of the township and is filed with the clerk of the township no later than August 1 of the year preceding the year in which the multi-township assessor is to be elected, the clerk shall promptly forward the petition to the township board of trustees. The township board of trustees shall adopt or reject the petition within 60 days after receiving it. If the board adopts the petition, the township shall be disconnected from the multi-township district, effective upon the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent multi-township assessor.
    (c) After the disconnection of a township under this Section, the multi-township district shall continue to exist. If only one township remains in the district after the disconnection or if the combined population of the remaining townships is less than 1,000 inhabitants, the disconnection shall not be allowed.
(Source: P.A. 84-1051; 88-455.)