(65 ILCS 5/11-128-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-128-8)
    Sec. 11-128-8. Any 2 or more cities or villages adjacent to each other by an ordinance adopted by each of them may create a water district. This water district shall be governed by a board of trustees jointly composed of the corporate authorities of each of the cities and villages, which created the district. This board of trustees shall have the powers given to the corporate authorities in this article, and the water district shall be a body corporate to carry out the provisions of this Division 128. But notice of any election held by such a water district under this Division 128 shall be given in each city and village combining into the district, and if the proposition does not carry by three-fourths of all electors voting on the proposition in each city or village constituting the district, then the proposed contract and tax have failed of ratification and are void.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)