(50 ILCS 460/40)
    Sec. 40. Award of contract. In any special assessment proceeding, upon the vote of two-thirds of the members of the governing body then in office, the governing body or the board of local improvements, as may be applicable, may award a contract or contracts for the improvement pursuant to negotiation with one or more persons, without the requirement of competitive bidding.
(Source: P.A. 90-480, eff. 8-17-97.)