(65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-25)
    Sec. 11-74.6-25. Notice of public hearing.
    (a) Except as provided in this Section, notice of the public hearing shall be given by publication and mailing. Notice by publication shall be given by publication at least twice, the first publication to be not more than 30 or less than 10 days prior to the hearing, in a newspaper of general circulation within the taxing districts levying taxes on real property in the proposed redevelopment project area. Notice by mailing shall be given by certified mail in the United States Postal Service to each person or persons in whose name the general taxes for the last preceding year were paid on each lot, block, tract, or parcel of land lying within the project redevelopment area. The notice shall be mailed not less than 10 days before the date set for the public hearing. If taxes were not paid in the last preceding year, the notice shall also be sent to the person or persons most recently listed as the owner of the real property in the office of the assessing official in whose jurisdiction the property is situated.
    (b) The notices issued under this Section shall include the following:
        (1) the time and place of public hearing;
        (2) the boundaries of the proposed redevelopment
project area by legal description and by street location when possible;
        (3) a notification that all interested persons will
be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing;
        (4) an invitation for any person to submit
alternative proposals or bids for any proposed conveyance, lease, mortgage or other disposition of land within the proposed redevelopment project area;
        (5) a description of the redevelopment plan or
redevelopment project for the proposed redevelopment project area if a plan or project is the subject matter of the hearing; and
        (6) other matters the municipality may deem
    (c) Not less than 45 days before the date set for hearing, the municipality shall give notice by mail as provided in subsection (a) to all taxing districts that levy taxes on real property included in the redevelopment project area, and to the Department, and in addition to the other requirements provided in subsection (b), the notice shall also include a request that the Department and each affected taxing district submit comments to the municipality concerning the subject matter of the hearing before the date of hearing.
(Source: P.A. 88-537.)