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Public Act 096-0138




Public Act 096-0138
HB0159 Enrolled LRB096 02851 RLJ 12865 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
changing Section 9-2-100 as follows:
    (65 ILCS 5/9-2-100)  (from Ch. 24, par. 9-2-100)
    Sec. 9-2-100. Except as otherwise provided in Section
9-2-113, any work or other public improvement, to be paid for
in whole or in part by special assessment or special taxation,
when the expense thereof will exceed $10,000 $500, shall be
constructed by contract let to the lowest responsible bidder in
the manner prescribed in this Division 2. Such contracts shall
be approved by the president of the board of local
    In case of any work which it is estimated will not cost
more than $10,000 $500, if after receiving bids it appears to
the board of local improvements that the work can be performed
better and cheaper by the municipality, the corporate
authorities of the municipality shall perform that work and
employ the necessary help therefor. The cost of that work by
the municipality in no case shall be more than the lowest bid
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/7/2009