(70 ILCS 650/10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 31, 2018)
Designation of a promise zone.
(a) If a governing body determines that it is necessary for the best interests of the public to promote access to a community college education, the governing body may, by ordinance or resolution, declare its intention to establish a promise zone.
(b) The governing body shall set a date for a public hearing on the adoption of a proposed resolution establishing the promise zone. Notice of the public hearing shall be published twice in a newspaper of general circulation in the eligible entity, not less than 20 or more than 40 days before the date of the hearing. Notice of the hearing shall be posted in at least 20 conspicuous and public places in the eligible entity not less than 20 days before the hearing. The notice shall state the date, time, and place of the hearing and shall describe the proposed promise zone, the details of the promise of financial assistance, and the criteria for eligibility to receive that financial assistance.
(c) If the governing body of the eligible entity intends to proceed with the establishment of the promise zone, the governing body shall, by ordinance or resolution, establish a promise zone.
(Source: P.A. 98-198, eff. 8-9-13.)