(70 ILCS 3305/8) (from Ch. 121, par. 362)
    Sec. 8. The board of trustees of any street lighting district organized hereunder may contract with any city, village or incorporated town lying adjacent to such district or with a public utility for street lighting service to be furnished by such municipality or utility for the street within such district. The board of trustees may also contract for the installation, rental or use of street lights within the street lighting district and for the furnishing of electric service to be used within such district for street lighting purposes.
    Any street lighting district incorporated under this Act may borrow money for corporate purposes and may issue bonds therefor, but shall not become indebted in any manner, or for any purpose to an amount in the aggregate to exceed 5% on the valuation of taxable property therein to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and County taxes previous to the incurring of such indebtedness. Whenever the board of trustees of such district desire to issue bonds hereunder they shall order the question submitted to referendum at any election to be held in such district in accordance with the general election law. The notice and conduct of the referendum shall be in accordance with the general election law. If a majority of the voters voting on the question shall have voted in favor of the issue of said bonds, the board of trustees shall order and direct the execution of the bonds for and on behalf of said district. All bonds issued hereunder shall mature within 20 years. The question under this section shall be in substantially the following form:
    Shall bonds be issued for             YES
street lighting in the amount        -------------------------
of.... dollars?                           NO
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)