(65 ILCS 5/7-7-10) (from Ch. 24, par. 7-7-10)
    Sec. 7-7-10. Transition Matters. (a) The corporate authorities of each municipality in which the consolidation ordinance has been approved by the voters shall adopt the consolidation ordinance at their first regular meeting following the election and declaration of the results thereof. Thereafter, the consolidation ordinance shall take effect as an intergovernmental agreement of the municipalities in which it is effective.
    (b) The transition committee shall hold its initial meeting within 5 days after approval of the consolidation ordinance by the voters and its adoption by each of the consolidating municipalities. The transition committee shall exercise those powers and perform those functions set forth in the consolidation ordinance to effect the orderly succession of powers, functions, assets, liabilities and personnel, to effect the merger of the administrative offices of the consolidating municipalities, and to propose a permanent name for the consolidated municipality.
    (c) The transition committee shall prepare a code of ordinances for the consolidated municipality which shall set forth the powers and duties of the corporate authorities thereof. The code of ordinances and a permanent name for the consolidated municipality shall be submitted for approval by the corporate authorities of the consolidated municipality at their initial organizational meeting.
    (d) Unless otherwise provided expressly or impliedly in the consolidation ordinance, every valid ordinance of a consolidating municipality shall upon consolidation remain valid within the territory of that consolidating municipality until repealed expressly or impliedly by legislation of the consolidated municipality on the same subject.
    (e) Proposed Permanent Name. In determining the permanent name of the new municipality the transition committee and the Secretary of State shall follow insofar as applicable the provisions of Section 2-1-7 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 85-1159.)