(55 ILCS 5/6-3004.1)
(from Ch. 34, par. 6-3004.1)
County under 80,000.
(a) Any county having a population
under 80,000 may, by resolution of its county board, incur an indebtedness
for the construction of a county jail and sheriff's residence, and issue
and sell its bonds and levy taxes upon all the taxable property of the
county sufficient to pay the principal of the bonds at maturity and to pay
interest on the bonds as it falls due, upon approval of the issuance of the
bonds at a referendum held in accordance with the general election law.
(b) The total amount of the bonds, together with existing indebtedness,
shall not exceed the limitation provided by law for indebtedness of the county.
(c) Upon adoption of the resolution, the county board shall certify the
question of the issuance of the bonds to the appropriate election
officials. The question shall be submitted to the electors of the county in
substantially the following form: Shall ... County issue bonds in the
amount of $ ... to construct a county jail and sheriff's residence? The
question is approved if a majority of the electors voting on the question
vote in favor of it.
(d) Taxes levied for the payment of the interest on and the principal of
the bonds shall be in addition to the maximum of taxes provided by statute
for counties and shall not be subject to the limitation for county taxes
provided in Section 5-1014.
(Source: P.A. 86-1028.)