(45 ILCS 35/95)
(from Ch. 85, par. 6248-95)
Transfer of existing facilities.
(a) Any county, city, commission, authority, or person may sell, lease,
lend, grant, or convey to the Authority a facility, any part of a
facility, or any interest in real or personal property that may be used by
the Authority in the construction, improvement, maintenance, leasing, or
operation of any metropolitan facilities. Any county, city, commission,
authority, or person may transfer and assign over to the Authority a contract
that was awarded by the county, city, commission, authority, or person for
the construction of facilities not begun or, if begun, not completed.
(b) A proposed action of the board, and a proposed agreement to acquire,
shall be approved by the governing body
of the owner of the facilities. If the governing body of a county, city,
commission, or authority desires to sell, lease, lend, grant, or convey to
the Authority a facility or any part of a facility, the governing body
shall adopt a resolution signifying its intention to do so and shall
publish the resolution at least one time in a newspaper of general
circulation in the county and in a newspaper or newspapers, if necessary,
of general circulation in the area served by the county, city, commission,
or authority giving notice of a hearing to be held on the question of the
sale, lease, loan, grant, or conveyance. The resolution shall be published
at least 14 days before the date of hearing. After the hearing and if in
the public interest, the county, city, commission, or authority shall enact
an ordinance authorizing the sale, lease, loan, grant, or conveyance.
(c) An owner transferring an existing facility to the Authority under
this Section shall notify the board of and make provision in the transfer
documents for, where necessary, existing rights, liens, securities, and
rights of reentry belong to the State or federal government.
(d) This Section, without reference to any other law, shall be deemed
complete authority for the acquisition by agreement of a facility as
provided in subsection (a), and no proceedings or other action shall be
required except as prescribed in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-622.)