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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-30

    (65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-30)
    Sec. 11-15.4-30. Unreasonable restrictions and regulations; special assessments and levies.
    (a) A municipality may not exercise any of its powers to enact ordinances within an urban agricultural area in a manner that would unreasonably restrict or regulate farming practices in contravention of the purposes of this Act unless the restrictions or regulations bear a direct relationship to public health or safety.
    (b) A unit of local government providing public services, such as sewer, water, lights, or non-farm drainage, may not impose benefit assessments or special ad valorem levies on land within an urban agricultural area on the basis of frontage, acreage, or value unless the benefit assessments or special ad valorem levies were imposed prior to the formation of the urban agricultural area or unless the service is provided to the landowner on the same basis as others having the service.
(Source: P.A. 100-1133, eff. 1-1-19.)

65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 16

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 16 heading)
HEALTH REGULATIONS

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 16

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 16 heading)
DIVISION 16. HEALTH BOARDS - GENERAL

65 ILCS 5/11-16-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-16-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-16-1)
    Sec. 11-16-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may provide for and maintain a board of health, consisting of more than one person, and to prescribe its powers and duties, except where a municipality has adopted the provisions of Division 17.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 17

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 17 heading)
DIVISION 17. HEALTH BOARDS IN MUNICIPALITIES OF
FROM 100,000 TO 200,000

65 ILCS 5/11-17-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-1)
    Sec. 11-17-1. When authorized in the manner provided by Section 11-17-2 the corporate authorities of each municipality with a population of more than 100,000 and less than 200,000 shall establish and maintain a public health board for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of the municipality and shall levy annually a tax of not to exceed .075% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all taxable property in the municipality. In those municipalities in which a public health board has been established under this Division 17 before July 24, 1967, the corporate authorities shall levy annually a tax not exceeding .075% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all taxable property in the municipality. The tax levied under this Section shall be levied and collected in like manner as are the general taxes of the collecting municipality, and the money so collected shall be known as the public health board fund. The tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which the municipality is now, or may be hereafter, authorized to levy upon the property within the municipality, and shall be in addition to the amount authorized to be levied for general purposes as provided in Section 8-3-1.
    If the municipality is situated within any county or multiple-county health department for whose benefit a tax is levied under "An Act in relation to the establishment and maintenance of county and multiple-county public health departments", approved July 9, 1943, as now or hereafter amended, the county clerk shall reduce and abate from the tax levied by the authority of this Division 17 a rate which would produce an amount equal to the amount of the tax accruing to the municipality under the above-named Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-2)
    Sec. 11-17-2. When 100 electors of any municipality specified in Section 11-17-1 present a petition to the clerk of the municipality asking that an annual tax be levied for the establishment and maintenance of a public health board in the municipality, the municipal clerk shall certify the proposition for submission to the voters of the municipality at an election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
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    Shall the municipality of....            YES
establish and maintain a public health  ----------------------
board and levy an annual tax therefor?       NO
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    If a majority of the electors voting upon the question are in favor of the proposition, the corporate authorities of the municipality shall proceed as provided in Section 11-17-1. Thereafter, the corporate authorities shall include in the annual appropriation ordinance an appropriation from the public health board fund of such amount as may be necessary to defray all necessary expenses and liabilities of the public health board.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-3)
    Sec. 11-17-3. When it has been decided to establish and maintain a public health board under this Division 17, the mayor or president, with the approval of the corporate authorities, shall appoint a board of 5 directors, 2 of whom are duly licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Illinois and have been in the actual practice of their profession, and the other 3 of whom are citizens of the municipality. The directors shall be chosen with reference to their special fitness for that office.
    One of the directors shall be appointed to hold office for one year, one for 2 years, one for 3 years, one for 4 years, and one for 5 years from the first day of July following their appointments. At the expiration of the term of any director, the mayor or president, with the approval of the corporate authorities, shall appoint a successor, or reappoint that director, who shall hold office for 5 years and until his successor is appointed and has qualified. A majority of the directors, with the consent of the mayor or president and the corporate authorities, may remove any director for misconduct or neglect of duty.
    Vacancies in the board of directors, however occasioned, shall be filled in like manner as original appointments. No director shall receive compensation for serving as a director. No director shall be interested in a private capacity, either directly or indirectly, in the purchase or sale of any supplies for the public health board.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-4)
    Sec. 11-17-4. Immediately after their appointment, the directors shall meet and organize by electing one of their number as president and one as secretary and by electing such other officers as they may deem necessary. They shall adopt such by-laws, rules, and regulations for their own guidance and for the government of the public health board as may be expedient and not inconsistent with this Division 17 or with the ordinances of the municipality. They have the exclusive control of the expenditure of all money collected to the credit of the public health board fund. All money received for the public health board shall be deposited in the municipal treasury to the credit of the public health board fund and shall not be used for any other purpose. The money shall be drawn upon by the proper municipal officer upon the properly authenticated vouchers of the board of directors.
    The board has the power to appoint suitable assistants and other employees and fix their compensation, and to remove such appointees. The board, in general, shall carry out the spirit and intent of this Division 17 in establishing and maintaining a public health board. In a city which has adopted or hereafter adopts Division 1 of Article 10, all appointments and all removals of assistants or other employees shall be made pursuant to the provisions of that Division 1 of Article 10 and not otherwise, except that persons may be employed temporarily until persons ranked upon the register under Division 1 of Article 10 for positions or offices which are held under Division 1 of Article 10 are available for service. Persons so appointed for temporary service shall hold their positions as temporary appointees under Division 1 of Article 10.
    Each officer and employee of the public health board is an officer or employee, as the case may be, of the municipality in which the public health board is established.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-5)
    Sec. 11-17-5. The public health board may initiate and maintain activities for the promotion of maternal child health, industrial hygiene, mental health, sanitary housing, public health education, and shall have the right to inspect and regulate all food and milk products kept or offered for sale within the jurisdiction of the board; may prevent and suppress contagious diseases, and may initiate and maintain programs or activities which from time to time may become necessary or proper for the promotion of public health within the jurisdiction of the board.
(Source: P.A. 76-649.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-6)
    Sec. 11-17-6. The public health board may accept gifts or gratuities of any kind, and may use such gifts or gratuities for any of the purposes authorized by this Division 17.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-7

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-7)
    Sec. 11-17-7. The board of directors may lease or acquire and take title in the name of public health board to such real estate as may be reasonably necessary for the housing and the proper functioning of any and all divisions of such health department and may make exchanges of real estate and may maintain, repair, remodel, or improve the same when in the judgment of the board of directors such exchanges, repairs, remodeling or improvements are reasonably necessary. Such leasing, acquisition, exchanges, maintenance, repairs, remodeling and improvements may be made with monies of the public health board fund.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-17-8

    (65 ILCS 5/11-17-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-8)
    Sec. 11-17-8. Rules and regulations adopted or enacted into an ordinance in conformity with Section 11-17-5 shall be enforced in the same manner as municipal ordinances. Any person who violates any of these rules and regulations is guilty of a petty offense and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than $10, nor more than $100, for each offense. Each day a violation continues is a separate offense.
(Source: P.A. 77-2500.)