(20 ILCS 3987/10)
The Commission shall make a survey of
the entire structure of
local governments and of their organization, powers, jurisdiction, and functions.
Among other things, and without limiting its activities, the Commission shall:
(1) Study all laws governing the organization,
powers, jurisdiction, and functions of local governments.
(2) Study the inter-relationships of local
governments to each other and to federal and State governments.
(3) Formulate specific recommendations for
legislation or constitutional amendments to (i) permit effective management of local affairs, (ii) encourage local policy decision making, (iii) reduce the multiplicity of local governments, (iv) eliminate overlapping and duplicating of unnecessary powers, (v) increase efficiency and economy in local governments, and (vi) allow optional forms of local governments and increase their authority for cooperation among the levels of government.
(Source: P.A. 97-316, eff. 8-12-11.)