(605 ILCS 5/6-108)
(from Ch. 121, par. 6-108)
Any two or more townships in any county under township
organization may be consolidated into a consolidated township road
district for all purposes relating to the construction, repair,
maintenance and supervision of roads in the manner hereinafter provided.
A petition shall be filed with the circuit court for the county,
signed by at least 50 or 5% of the legal voters, whichever is fewer, of
each of the townships involved, requesting the court to order a referendum
in such townships, naming them, for the purpose of voting for or against
the proposition to consolidate such townships into a single road district for
all road purposes.
Upon the filing of such petition, the court shall consider the petition
and enter appropriate orders in accordance with the general election law.
If the court orders a referendum on such proposition
to be held, it shall be held at a regular election in such
townships. Such referendum shall be conducted and notice given in accordance
with the general election law of the State.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)