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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-6-9

    (65 ILCS 5/11-6-9)
    Sec. 11-6-9. Purchase of tires under joint purchasing authority.
    (a) As used in this Section:
    "Vehicle" has the meaning provided in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
    "Volunteer firefighter" means a firefighter who does not receive monetary compensation for his or her services to a municipal fire department.
    (b) If authorized by the fire chief of the fire department, any regularly enrolled volunteer firefighter may purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire department's or municipality's contract to purchase vehicle tires under Section 2 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act. The authorization must be in writing and on the fire department's letterhead, and must include the volunteer firefighter's name, the license plate number of the vehicle for the authorized purchase, and must reference the fire department's or municipality's joint purchasing agreement.
    (c) The fire department or municipality shall alone be responsible for documenting how many tires each volunteer firefighter purchases during the specified periods under this Section.
    (d) The firefighter shall pay for any tires, and any related taxes, purchased under this Section.
    (e) Purchase of tires under this Section are not considered tax exempt.
    (f) This Section applies to contracts first solicited under Section 4 of the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 100-471, eff. 9-8-17.)

65 ILCS 5/11-6-10

    (65 ILCS 5/11-6-10)
    Sec. 11-6-10. Reimbursement of volunteer fire protection assistance.
    (a) Municipalities may fix, charge, and collect fees not exceeding the reasonable cost of the service for all services rendered by a volunteer municipal fire department or a volunteer firefighter of any municipal fire department for persons, businesses, and other entities who are not residents of the municipality.
    (b) The charge for any fees under subsection (a) shall be computed at a rate not to exceed $250 per hour and not to exceed $70 per hour per firefighter responding to a call for assistance. An additional charge may be levied to reimburse the district for extraordinary expenses of materials used in rendering such services. No charge shall be made for services for which the total amount would be less than $50.
    (c) All revenue from the fees assessed pursuant to this Section shall be deposited into the general fund of the municipality.
    (d) Nothing in this Section shall allow a fee to be fixed, charged, or collected that is not allowed under any contract that a fire department has entered into with another entity, including, but not limited to, a fire protection district.
(Source: P.A. 99-770, eff. 8-12-16; 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)

65 ILCS 5/11-6-11

    (65 ILCS 5/11-6-11)
    Sec. 11-6-11. Mental health specialists; fire. The corporate authorities of each municipality which has established firefighting services shall ensure that mental health resources, including counselors or therapists, are available to that fire department's employees, whether through direct employment by that department, contract employment, or other means.
(Source: P.A. 101-375, eff. 8-16-19.)