(30 ILCS 735/6)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 9306)
Grants; sources and amounts.
Assistance Grants shall be made available from
appropriations from the General Revenue Fund, Illinois Forestry Development
Fund, or other sources as appropriated by the General Assembly. The
grants shall be limited to
projects for which the applicant will provide at least 50%
of the cost. A
single grant to a unit of local government shall not
exceed 5% of the amount allocated for the grant program by the Department in
the current fiscal year.
The Department shall seek
and obtain the advice of
the Forestry Development Council with respect to awarding grants under this
In the event that any of the municipality's contribution
to the payment of the cost of the program is to be made by contribution of
in kind service, the application shall set forth in detail how such
contribution will be made.
Units of local government may delegate program
administration, including the
receipt and expenditure of funds, to special boards by ordinance.
(Source: P.A. 91-157, eff. 7-16-99.)