(55 ILCS 5/5-1049.2)
Lease of county property.
The county board
may lease real estate acquired or held by the county for any term not exceeding
99 years and may lease the real estate when, in the opinion of the county
board, the real estate is no longer necessary, appropriate, required for the
use of, profitable to, or for the best interests of the county. The authority
to lease shall be exercised by an ordinance passed by three-fourths
of the county board members then holding office, at any regular meeting or at
any special meeting called for that purpose. However, the county board may
authorize any county officer to make leases for terms not exceeding 2 years in
a manner determined by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 88-526.)