(50 ILCS 741/50)
Levy of taxes; limitations; indebtedness.
(a) To carry out the purposes for which an Agency is created, the Agency Board is empowered to take all actions authorized by law and authorized under this Act for the purpose of enforcing payment of any and all contributions and payments required under the terms of an intergovernmental agreement executed under the provisions of this Act.
(b) The inclusion of any unit of local government into an Agency shall not affect the obligation of any contract entered into by the unit of local government unless otherwise agreed upon in the intergovernmental agreement. Such contracts shall remain the obligation of the unit of local government that incurred the obligation.
The inclusion of a unit of local government in an Agency shall not adversely affect proceedings for the collection or enforcement of any tax debt, or other obligation owed to the unit of local government. The proceedings shall continue to finality as if no inclusion had taken place. The proceeds thereof shall be paid to the treasurer of the unit of local government, subject to the terms of the intergovernmental agreement.
All suits pending in any court on behalf of or against any participating unit of local government relating to the provision of fire or emergency medical services on the date that the unit of local government is joined into an Agency under this Act may be prosecuted or defended in the name of the unit of local government unless otherwise provided in the intergovernmental agreement. All judgments obtained for
any unit of local government joined into an Agency shall be collected and enforced by the Agency for its benefit unless otherwise provided in the intergovernmental agreement.
The intergovernmental agreement shall define ownership interests and rights of each unit of local government's fire department related assets and liabilities.
(Source: P.A. 98-1095, eff. 8-26-14.)