(70 ILCS 930/5)
Creation of District.
There is created in the City of East St. Louis
a medical center district, the Mid-America Medical District, whose
boundaries are Martin Luther King Drive on the Northeast, 10th Street up to Trendley Avenue on the Southeast, Trendley Avenue and the confluence of I-64, I-70, and I-55 on the Southwest and West, and a line north of Collinsville, parallel to Collinsville, so as to include both sides of Collinsville on the Northwest, excluding any part of the City Hall complex and any property belonging to the federal government.
The boundaries of the Mid-America Medical District shall also include the corporate boundaries of the City of Belleville and the City of O'Fallon. The District is created to attract and retain academic centers of excellence,
viable health care facilities, medical research facilities, emerging high
technology enterprises, and other facilities and uses as permitted by this
(Source: P.A. 97-583, eff. 8-26-11.)