SPECIAL SERV AREAS PRIVATE RDS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Special Service Area Tax Law in the Property Tax Code.
Provides that if at least 30% of the roads in a municipality are not
owned or controlled by the municipality and those roads provide access
to emergency vehicles, then the municipality may propose a special
service area for repair, maintenance, and reconstruction of those
private roads. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes current provisions concerning the written request
proposing the establishment of a special service area. Provides
instead that if the owners of 51% or more in number of the lots,
tracts, and parcels of real estate that are to be subject to the tax
file a petition with the clerk of the municipality agreeing with the
establishment of the special service area, then the corporate
authorities of the municipality shall proceed with the establishment
of the special service area. Provides that if a petition is not filed
or contains an insufficient number of signatures, the corporate
authorities shall proceed no further and the proposal for a special
service area may not again be initiated for a period of one year.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0299
Last action date: 97-08-01
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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