(65 ILCS 5/7-7-2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 7-7-2)
In this Division:
(a) "Consolidation" means the process by which 2 or more municipalities
are simultaneously dissolved and a new municipality is incorporated.
(b) "Consolidating municipality" means a municipality or municipalities
which undergo consolidation, thereby being dissolved.
(c) "Consolidated municipality" means the municipality which is created
(d) "Consolidation ordinance" means an ordinance to be approved by
referendum as provided in this Division which shall define the form of
government of the consolidated municipality and provide for the orderly
succession of powers, functions, assets, liabilities and personnel of the
consolidating municipalities to the consolidated municipality.
(e) "Transition committee" means a committee composed of the Mayor or
Village President or designee thereof of each consolidating municipality.
(Source: P.A. 85-1159.)