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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-18-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-18-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-18-1)
    Sec. 11-18-1. When a municipality with a population of more than 5,000 and less than 100,000 has adopted this Division 18 in the manner provided by Section 11-18-3, the mayor or president shall appoint, upon the recommendation of the municipal board of health, one or more registered nurses, to be known as community nurses. These nurses shall perform such duties as may be assigned to them by the health officer of the municipality.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-18-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-18-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-18-2)
    Sec. 11-18-2. A municipality which adopts this Division 18 may levy, annually, a tax of not more than .0075% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property therein, for the current year, to provide revenue for the salaries of and expenses incident to the performance of the duties of the community nurses. This tax shall be in addition to all taxes authorized by law to be levied and collected in that municipality and shall be in addition to the taxes authorized to be levied for general purposes under Section 8-3-1.
    The foregoing limitation upon tax rate may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-18-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-18-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-18-3)
    Sec. 11-18-3. Whenever at least 100 electors of a specified municipality present a petition to the municipal clerk, asking that the question of the adoption of this Division 18 be submitted to the electors of the municipality the question shall be certified by the clerk and submitted to the electors of the municipality at an election in accordance with the general election law. The question shall be in substantially the following form:
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    Shall the city (or village or
 incorporated town) of............        YES
 adopt Division 18  of  Article  11
 of  the  Illinois  Municipal  Code    -----------------------
 providing for community nurses in
 certain municipalities and permit
 a  tax  of  not  to  exceed .0075%        NO
 therefor?
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    If a majority of the votes cast on the question are in favor of the adoption of this Division 18, such division is adopted and in force thereafter in that municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-1535.)

65 ILCS 5/11-18-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-18-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-18-4)
    Sec. 11-18-4. Any municipality which has heretofore adopted "An Act providing for community nurses in certain cities, villages and incorporated towns, and permitting a tax therefor," approved June 30, 1925, as amended, shall be treated as having adopted this Division 18. The registered nurses appointed to act as community nurses under that Act, who were so acting immediately prior to January 1, 1942, shall continue to so act under this Division 18.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 19

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 19 heading)
DIVISION 19. DISPOSAL OF REFUSE, GARBAGE AND ASHES

65 ILCS 5/11-19-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-1)
    Sec. 11-19-1. Contracts.
    (a) Any city, village or incorporated town may make contracts with any other city, village, or incorporated town or with any person, corporation, or county, or any agency created by intergovernmental agreement, for more than one year and not exceeding 30 years relating to the collection and final disposition, or relating solely to either the collection or final disposition of garbage, refuse and ashes. A municipality may contract with private industry to operate a designated facility for the disposal, treatment or recycling of solid waste, and may enter into contracts with private firms or local governments for the delivery of waste to such facility. In regard to a contract involving a garbage, refuse, or garbage and refuse incineration facility, the 30 year contract limitation imposed by this Section shall be computed so that the 30 years shall not begin to run until the date on which the facility actually begins accepting garbage or refuse. The payments required in regard to any contract entered into under this Division 19 shall not be regarded as indebtedness of the city, village, or incorporated town, as the case may be, for the purpose of any debt limitation imposed by any law. On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 shall not enter into any new contracts with any other unit of local government, by intergovernmental agreement or otherwise, or with any corporation or person relating to the collecting and final disposition of general construction or demolition debris; except that this sentence does not apply to a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 that is a party to: (1) a contract relating to the collecting and final disposition of general construction or demolition debris on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly; or (2) the renewal or extension of a contract relating to the collecting and final disposition of general construction or demolition debris irrespective of whether the contract automatically renews, is amended, or is subject to a new request for proposal after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
    (a-5) If a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 located in a county as defined in the Solid Waste and Recycling Program Act has never awarded a franchise to a private entity for the collection of waste from non-residential locations, then the municipality may not award a franchise unless:
        (1) the municipality provides prior written notice
    
to all haulers licensed to provide waste hauling service in that municipality of the municipality's intent to issue a request for proposal under this Section;
        (2) the municipality adopts an ordinance requiring
    
each licensed hauler, for a period of no less than 36 continuous months commencing on the first day of the month following the effective date of such ordinance, to report every 6 months to the municipality the number of non-residential locations served by the hauler in the municipality and the number of non-residential locations contracting with the hauler for the recyclable materials collection service pursuant to Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act; and
        (3) the report to the municipality required under
    
paragraph (2) of this subsection (a-5) for the final 6 months of that 36-month period establishes that less than 50% of the non-residential locations in the municipality contract for recyclable material collection services pursuant to Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act.
    All such reports shall be filed with the municipality by the hauler on or before the last day of the month following the end of the 6-month reporting period. Within 15 days after the last day for licensed haulers to file such reports, the municipality shall post on its website: (i) the information provided by each hauler pursuant to paragraph (2) of this subsection (a-5), without identifying the hauler; and (ii) the aggregate number of non-residential locations served by all licensed haulers in the municipality and the aggregate number of non-residential locations contracting with all licensed haulers in the municipality for the recyclable materials collection service under Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act.
    (a-10) Beginning at the conclusion of the 36-month reporting period and thereafter, and upon written request of the municipality, each licensed hauler shall, for every 6-month period, report to the municipality (i) the number of non-residential locations served by the hauler in the municipality and the number of non-residential locations contracting with the hauler for the recyclable materials collection service pursuant to Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act, (ii) an estimate of the quantity of recyclable materials, in tons, collected by the hauler in the municipality from non-residential locations contracting with the hauler for recyclable materials collection service pursuant to Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act, and (iii) an estimate of the quantity of municipal waste, in tons, collected by the hauler in the municipality from those non-residential locations. All reports for that 6-month period shall be filed with the municipality by the hauler on or before the last day of the month following the end of the 6-month reporting period. Within 15 days after the last day for licensed haulers to file such reports, the municipality shall post on its website: (i) the information provided by each hauler pursuant to this subsection (a-10), without identifying the hauler; and (ii) the aggregate number of non-residential locations served by all licensed haulers in the municipality and the aggregate number of non-residential locations contracting with all licensed haulers in the municipality for the recyclable materials collection service under Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act.
    A municipality subject to subsection (a-5) of this Section may not award a franchise unless 2 consecutive 6-month reports determine that less than 50% of the non-residential locations within the municipality contract for recyclable material collection service pursuant to Section 10 of the Solid Waste Hauling and Recycling Program Act.
    (b) If a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 has never awarded a franchise to a private entity for the collection of waste from non-residential locations, then that municipality may not award such a franchise without issuing a request for proposal. The municipality may not issue a request for proposal without first: (i) holding at least one public hearing seeking comment on the advisability of issuing a request for proposal and awarding a franchise; (ii) providing at least 30 days' written notice of the hearing, delivered by first class mail to all private entities that provide non-residential waste collection services within the municipality that the municipality is able to identify through its records; and (iii) providing at least 30 days' public notice of the hearing.
    After issuing a request for proposal, the municipality may not award a franchise without first: (i) allowing at least 30 days for proposals to be submitted to the municipality; (ii) holding at least one public hearing after the receipt of proposals on whether to award a franchise to a proposed franchisee; and (iii) providing at least 30 days' public notice of the hearing. At the public hearing, the municipality must disclose and discuss the proposed franchise fee or calculation formula of such franchise fee that it will receive under the proposed franchise.
    (b-5) If no request for proposal is issued within 120 days after the initial public hearing required in subsection (b), then the municipality must hold another hearing as outlined in subsection (b).
    (b-10) If a municipality has not awarded a franchise within 210 days after the date that a request for proposal is issued pursuant to subsection (b), then the municipality must adhere to all of the requirements set forth in subsections (b) and (b-5).
    (b-15) The franchise fee and any other fees, taxes, or charges imposed by the municipality in connection with a franchise for the collection of waste from non-residential locations must be used exclusively for costs associated with administering the franchise program.
    (c) If a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 has never awarded a franchise to a private entity for the collection of waste from non-residential locations, then a private entity may not begin providing waste collection services to non-residential locations under a franchise agreement with that municipality at any time before the date that is 15 months after the date the ordinance or resolution approving the award of the franchise is adopted.
    (d) For purposes of this Section, "waste" means garbage, refuse, or ashes as defined in Section 11-19-2.
    (e) A home rule unit may not award a franchise to a private entity for the collection of waste in a manner contrary to the provisions of this Section. This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and functions exercised by the State.
    (f) A municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 shall not award a franchise or contract to any private entity for the collection of general construction or demolition debris from residential or non-residential locations. This subsection does not apply to a municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 that is a party to: (1) a franchise or contract with a private entity for the collection of general construction or demolition debris from residential or non-residential locations on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly; or (2) the renewal or extension of a franchise or contract with a private entity for the collection of general construction or demolition debris from residential or non-residential locations irrespective of whether the franchise or contract automatically renews, is amended, or is subject to a new request for proposal after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 100-316, eff. 1-1-18.)

65 ILCS 5/11-19-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-2)
    Sec. 11-19-2. As used in this Division 19:
    (1) "Garbage" means wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food; wastes from the handling, storage and sale of produce.
    (2) "Refuse" means combustible trash, including, but not limited to, paper, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood, excelsior, tree branches, yard trimmings, wood furniture, bedding; noncombustible trash, including, but not limited to, metals, tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and pieces of concrete, glass, crockery, other mineral waste; street rubbish, including, but not limited to, street sweepings, dirt, leaves, catch-basin dirt, contents of litter receptacles, but refuse does not mean earth and wastes from building operations, nor shall it include solid wastes resulting from industrial processes and manufacturing operations such as food processing wastes, boiler-house cinders, lumber, scraps and shavings.
    (3) "Ashes" means residue from fires used for cooking and for heating buildings.
    (4) "General construction or demolition debris" has the meaning given to that term in Section 3.160 of the Environmental Protection Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-316, eff. 1-1-18.)

65 ILCS 5/11-19-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-3)
    Sec. 11-19-3. Whenever a city, village or incorporated town makes a contract that is authorized by this Division 19, the corporate authorities shall include in the annual appropriation ordinance for each fiscal year, an appropriation of a sum of money sufficient to pay the amount which, by the terms of the contract, is to become due and payable during the current fiscal year.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-19-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-4)
    Sec. 11-19-4. The corporate authorities of each city, village and incorporated town, whether organized under the general law or special charter, with a population of less than 500,000, may establish and maintain systems or plants, by contract or by direct provision, for the collection and disposal, treatment or recycling or solely for the collection or solely for the disposal, treatment or recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes in the city, village or incorporated town and for this purpose may levy a tax. In municipalities with a population of less than 25,001, the tax rate may not exceed .20% or the rate limit in effect on July 1, 1967, whichever is greater, of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all of the taxable property in the city or village for the current year. In municipalities with a population of more than 25,000 the tax rate may not exceed .10% or the rate limit in effect on July 24, 1969, whichever is greater, of the value as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue on all of the taxable property in the city or village for the current year. The annual garbage tax shall be in addition to the amount authorized to be levied for general purposes as provided by Section 8-3-1.
    The foregoing limitations upon tax rates, insofar as they are applicable to cities, villages and incorporated towns of less than 500,000 population, may be increased or decreased under the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
    The corporate authorities may, in addition to the levy of a garbage tax, finance the establishment and maintenance of systems or plants, by contract or by direct provision, for the collection and disposal, treatment or recycling or solely for the collection or solely for the disposal, treatment or recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes by service charges to be collected from persons, firms and corporations receiving service. Such service charges shall be established as can reasonably be expected to yield revenues not in excess of contract obligations and the costs of operation, maintenance, and an adequate depreciation fund. If a city, village or incorporated town assesses a service charge, the schedule of charges shall be adopted by ordinance, and a copy of the schedule shall be furnished to each customer.
(Source: P.A. 84-963.)

65 ILCS 5/11-19-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-5)
    Sec. 11-19-5. Every city, village or incorporated town may provide such method or methods as shall be approved by the corporate authorities for the disposition of garbage, refuse and ashes. Any municipality may provide by ordinance that such method or methods shall be the exclusive method or methods for the disposition of garbage, refuse and ashes to be allowed within that municipality. Such ordinance may be enacted notwithstanding the fact that competition may be displaced or that such ordinance may have an anti-competitive effect. Such methods may include, but need not be limited to land fill, feeding of garbage to hogs, incineration, reduction to fertilizer, or otherwise. Salvage and fertilizer or other matter or things of value may be sold and the proceeds used for the operation of the system. Material that is intended or collected to be recycled is not garbage, refuse or ashes. A municipality with a population of less than 1,000,000 shall not provide by ordinance for any methods that award a franchise for the collection or final disposition of general construction or demolition debris, except as allowed under Section 11-19-1.
(Source: P.A. 100-316, eff. 1-1-18.)

65 ILCS 5/11-19-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-19-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-6)
    Sec. 11-19-6. Any city, village or incorporated town may exercise the powers granted by this Division 19 individually or jointly and cooperatively with any other one or more than one city, village or incorporated town or one or more than one county provided the conditions under which the powers are exercised are not in conflict with Sections 11-19-7 through 11-19-10.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)