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90_HB2580enr 60 ILCS 1/30-50 60 ILCS 1/105-30 rep. 605 ILCS 5/6-201.17 from Ch. 121, par. 6-201.17 605 ILCS 5/6-803.1 from Ch. 121, par. 6-803.1 605 ILCS 5/6-803.2 new Amends the Township Code and the Illinois Highway Code. Deletes the provisions concerning the sale of surplus real property of a township or of a road district in a county under township organization. Reinserts those provisions to subject the sale of real property of the township or road district to the resolution and appraisal requirements used for the sale of surplus real property. Subjects the sale of surplus real property of the township or road district to the notice and competitive bidding requirements used for the sale of township property. Authorizes a road district in a county under township organization to purchase, sell, convey, regulate, or lease property. Changes a cross reference to correspond with the provision affecting road districts. LRB9008724PTsb HB2580 Enrolled LRB9008724PTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the Township Code by changing Sections 2 30-50, 210-15, and 210-20 and repealing Section 105-30. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing 6 Sections 30-50, 210-15, and 210-20 as follows: 7 (60 ILCS 1/30-50) 8 Sec. 30-50. Purchase and use of property. 9 (a) The electors may make all orders for the purchase, 10 sale, conveyance, regulation, or use of the township's 11 corporate property (including the direct sale of single 12 township road district property) that may be deemed conducive 13 to the interests of its inhabitants, including the lease, for 14 up to 10 years at fair market value, of corporate property 15 for which no use or need during the lease period is 16 anticipated at the time of leasing. The property may be 17 leased to another governmental body, however, or to a 18 not-for-profit corporation that has contracted to construct 19 or fund the construction of a structure or improvement upon 20 the real estate owned by the township and that has contracted 21 with the township to allow the township to use at least a 22 portion of the structure or improvement to be constructed 23 upon the real estate leased and not otherwise used by the 24 township, for any term not exceeding 50 years and for any 25 consideration. In the case of a not-for-profit corporation, 26 the township shall hold a public hearing on the proposed 27 lease. The township
townclerk shall give notice of the 28 hearing by publication in a newspaper published in the 29 township, or in a newspaper published in the county and 30 having general circulation in the township if no newspaper is 31 published in the township, and by posting notices in at least HB2580 Enrolled -2- LRB9008724PTsb 1 5 public places at least 10 days before the public hearing. 2 (b) If a new tax is to be levied or an existing tax rate 3 is to be increased above the statutory limits for the 4 purchase of the property, however, no action otherwise 5 authorized in subsection (a) shall be taken unless a petition 6 signed by at least 10% of the registered voters residing in 7 the township is presented to the township clerk. If a 8 petition is presented to the township clerk, the clerk shall 9 order a referendum on the proposition. The referendum shall 10 be held at the next annual or special township meeting or at 11 an election in accordance with the general election law. If 12 the referendum is ordered to be held at the township meeting, 13 the township clerk shall give notice that at the next annual 14 or special township meeting the proposition shall be voted 15 upon. The notice shall set forth the proposition and shall 16 be given by publication in a newspaper published in the 17 township. If there is no newspaper published in the township, 18 the notice shall be published in a newspaper published in the 19 county and having general circulation in the township. Notice 20 also shall be given by posting notices in at least 5 public 21 places at least 10 days before the township meeting. If the 22 referendum is ordered to be held at an election, the township 23 clerk shall certify that proposition to the proper election 24 officials, who shall submit the proposition at an election. 25 The proposition shall be submitted in accordance with the 26 general election law. 27 (c) If the leased property is utilized in part for 28 private use and in part for public use, those portions of the 29 improvements devoted to private use are fully taxable. The 30 land is exempt from taxation to the extent that the uses on 31 the land are public and taxable to the extent that the uses 32 are private. 33 (d) Before the township makes a lease or sale of 34 township or road district real or personal property, unless HB2580 Enrolled -3- LRB9008724PTsb 1 the personal property has a sale value of $200 or less, the 2 electors shall adopt a resolution stating the intent to lease 3 or sell the real or personal property, describing the 4 property in full, and stating the terms and conditions the 5 electors deem necessary and desirable for the lease or sale. 6 A resolution stating the intent to sell real property shall 7 also contain pertinent information concerning the size, use, 8 and zoning of the property. The value of real property shall 9 be determined by a State licensed real estate appraiser. The 10 appraisal shall be available for public inspection. The 11 resolution may direct the sale to be conducted by the staff 12 of the township or by listing with local licensed real estate 13 agencies (in which case the terms of the agent's compensation 14 shall be included in the resolution). 15 When a township sells township or road district personal 16 property valued for sale at $200 or less, the electors are 17 not required to adopt a resolution. Prior to the sale, the 18 clerk shall prepare a notice stating the intent of the 19 township or road district to sell personal property with a 20 sale value of $200 or less and describing the property in 21 full. 22 The clerk shall thereafter publish the resolution or 23 personal property sale notice once in a newspaper published 24 in the township or, if no newspaper is published in the 25 township, in a newspaper generally circulated in the 26 township. If no newspaper is generally circulated in the 27 township, the clerk shall post the resolution or personal 28 property sale notice in 5 of the most public places in the 29 township. In addition to the foregoing publication 30 requirements, the clerk shall post the resolution or personal 31 property sale notice at the office of the township (if 32 township property is involved) or at the office of the road 33 district (if road district property is involved). The 34 following information shall be published or posted with the HB2580 Enrolled -4- LRB9008724PTsb 1 resolution or personal property sale notice: (i) the date by 2 which all bids must be received by the township or road 3 district, which shall not be less than 30 days after the date 4 of publication or posting, and (ii) the place, time, and date 5 at which bids shall be opened, which shall be at a regular 6 meeting of the township board. 7 All bids shall be opened by the clerk (or someone duly 8 appointed to act for the clerk) at the regular meeting of the 9 township board described in the notice. With respect to 10 township personal property, except personal property valued 11 for sale at $200 or less, the township board may accept the 12 high bid or any other bid determined to be in the best 13 interests of the township by a majority vote of the board. 14 With respect to township real property, the township board 15 may accept the high bid or any other bid determined to be in 16 the best interests of the township by a vote of three-fourths 17 of the township board then holding office, but in no event at 18 a price less than 80% of the appraised value. With respect 19 to road district property, except personal property valued 20 for sale at $200 or less, the highway commissioner may accept 21 the high bid or any other bid determined to be in the best 22 interests of the road district. In each eithercase, the 23 township board or commissioner may reject any and all bids. 24 With respect to township or road district personal property 25 valued for sale at $200 or less, the clerk shall accept at 26 least 2 bids and the township board or highway commissioner 27 shall accept the highest bid. This notice and competitive 28 bidding procedure shall not be followed when property is 29 leased to another governmental body. The notice and 30 competitive bidding procedure shall not be followed when 31 property is declared surplus by the electors and sold to 32 another governmental body. 33 (Source: P.A. 88-62; incorporates 88-356; 88-670, eff. 34 12-2-94; 89-100, eff. 7-7-95; 89-331, eff. 8-17-95; 89-626, HB2580 Enrolled -5- LRB9008724PTsb 1 eff. 8-9-96.) 2 (60 ILCS 1/210-15) 3 Sec. 210-15. Contract for collection and disposal; 4 special district; tax. 5 (a) The township board, when authorized by the electors 6 of the unincorporated area of the township to exercise the 7 powers conferred by this Article, may make contracts with any 8 city, village, or incorporated town or with any person, 9 corporation, or county for more than one year and not more 10 than 15 years (i) relating to the composting or recycling of 11 garbage, refuse, and ashes within the unincorporated area of 12 the township or (ii) relating to the collection and final 13 disposition, or relating solely to either the collection or 14 the final disposition, of garbage, refuse, and ashes within 15 the unincorporated area of the township. 16 (b) For this purpose, the township board shall perform 17 one of the following: 18 (1) Declare the unincorporated area of the township 19 a special refuse collection and disposal district for tax 20 purposes. Proof of the declaration authorizes the county 21 clerk to extend a tax upon the special refuse collection 22 and disposal district in the amount specified in the 23 annual township tax levy, but not more than a rate of 24 0.15% of the value of taxable property as equalized or 25 assessed by the Department of Revenue. The maximum tax 26 rate of 0.15% authorized by this Section may be increased 27 to not more than 0.20% according to the referendum 28 provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois. 29 (2) Provide in the contract that the users of the 30 services described in items (i) and (ii) of subsection 31 (a) shall pay the costs of the services directly to the 32 service provider. 33 (Source: P.A. 86-641; 88-62.) HB2580 Enrolled -6- LRB9008724PTsb 1 (60 ILCS 1/210-20) 2 Sec. 210-20. Annual budget and appropriation ordinance. 3 Whenever the township board makes a contract under this 4 Article that requires the declaration of a special refuse 5 collection and disposal district, the board shall include in 6 the annual budget and appropriation ordinance for each fiscal 7 year an appropriation of a sum of money, to be derived from 8 taxation extended upon the special refuse collection and 9 disposal district, sufficient to pay the amount that, by the 10 terms of the contract, is to become due and payable. 11 (Source: P.A. 82-783; 88-62.) 12 (60 ILCS 1/105-30 rep.) 13 Section 10. The Township Code is amended by repealing 14 Section 105-30.
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