(70 ILCS 503/20)
Official acts; duty to promote development.
(a) All official acts of the Commission shall require the affirmative vote of at least 5 public members.
(b) It shall be the duty of the Commission to promote development within the territorial jurisdiction of the Commission. The Commission shall use the powers conferred upon it in this Act to assist in the development, construction, and acquisition of industrial and commercial projects within the territorial jurisdiction of the Commission and shall have the authority to (i) act as public developer in carrying out development programs for the publicly-held properties within the territorial jurisdiction of the Commission; (ii) make available adequate management, administrative, technical, financial, and other assistance necessary for encouraging a defined, organized, planned, scheduled, diversified, and economically, technologically, and environmentally sound community environment within the territorial jurisdiction of the Commission and to do so through the use of management procedures and programs that rely, to the maximum extent possible, on private enterprise; (iii) provide a conduit for the State and federal governments to make their resources available to the Commission; (iv) encourage the fullest use of the economic potential of commercial and industrial building sites at reasonable costs to support the Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport and the goals of any redevelopment area within the territorial jurisdiction of the Commission that was established under Division 74.4 of the Illinois Municipal Code; (v) plan, assist, develop, build and construct, or finance any facility or project that is within the mission of the Commission to enhance the community environment and provide technological management, when requested to do so by the Village.
(Source: P.A. 94-908, eff. 6-23-06.)