(30 ILCS 177/5)
Transportation Development Partnership Trust Fund.
The Transportation Development Partnership Trust Fund is created as a trust fund in the State treasury. The State Treasurer shall be the custodian of the Fund. If a county or an entity created by an intergovernmental agreement between 2 or more counties elects to participate under Section 5-1035.1 or 5-1006.5 of the Counties Code or designates funds by ordinance, the Department of Revenue shall transfer to the State Treasurer all or a portion of the taxes and penalties collected under the Special County Retailers Occupation Tax For Public Safety or Transportation and under the County Option Motor Fuel Tax or the funds designated by the county or entity by ordinance into the Transportation Development Partnership Trust Fund. The Department of Transportation shall maintain a separate account for each participating county or entity within the Fund. The Department of Transportation shall administer the Fund.
Moneys in the Fund shall be used for transportation-related projects. The Department of Transportation and participating counties or entities may, at the Secretary's discretion under agency procedures, enter into an intergovernmental agreement. The agreement shall at a minimum:
(1) Describe the project to be constructed from the
Department of Transportation's Multi-Year Highway Improvement Program.
(2) Provide that an eligible project cost a minimum
(3) Provide that the county or entity must raise a
significant percentage, no less than the amount contributed by the State, of required federal matching funds.
(4) Provide that the Secretary of Transportation must
certify that the county or entity has transferred the required moneys to the Fund and the certification shall be transmitted to each county or entity no more than 30 days after the final deposit is made.
(5) Provide for the repayment, without interest, to
the county or entity of the moneys contributed by the county or entity to the Fund, less 10% of the aggregate funds contributed as matching funds and as federal funds.
(6) Provide that the repayment of the moneys
contributed by the county or the entity shall be made by the Department of Transportation no later than 10 years after the certification by the Secretary of Transportation that the money has been deposited by the county or entity into the Fund.
(Source: P.A. 96-845, eff. 7-1-12