(65 ILCS 5/9-2-53) (from Ch. 24, par. 9-2-53)
    Sec. 9-2-53. Petitioner, in addition to other notices hereinbefore provided for, shall publish a notice at least twice, not more than 30 nor less than 15 days in advance of the time at which confirmation of the specified assessment is to be sought, in one or more newspapers published in the municipality or, if no newspaper is published therein, then in one or more newspapers with a general circulation within the municipality. In municipalities with less than 500 population in which no newspaper is published, publication may be made by posting a notice in 3 prominent places within the municipality. The notice shall be over the name of the officer levying the assessment, and shall be substantially as follows:
    "Notice is hereby given to all persons interested that the city council (or board of trustees, or other corporate authority, as the case may be) of .... having ordered that (here insert a brief description of the nature of the improvement), the ordinance for the improvement being on file in the office of the .... clerk, having applied to the .... court of .... county for an assessment of the costs of the improvement, according to benefits, and an assessment therefor having been made and returned to that court, the final hearing thereon will be had on (insert date), or as soon thereafter as the business of the court will permit. All persons desiring may file objections in that court before that day and may appear on the hearing and make their defense."
    (Here give date.)
    Where the assessment is payable in installments, the number of installments and the rate of interest also shall be stated.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)