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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-95-13

    (65 ILCS 5/11-95-13) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-95-13)
    Sec. 11-95-13. The corporate authorities of a municipality specified in Section 11-95-2 and a recreation board specified in Section 11-95-3 are authorized to establish, maintain and manage recreational programs for persons with disabilities, including both persons with mental disabilities and persons with physical disabilities, to provide transportation for persons with disabilities to and from such programs, to provide for such examination of participants in such programs as may be deemed necessary, to charge fees for participating in such programs, the fee charged for non-residents of such municipality need not be the same as the fees charged the residents of the municipality, and to charge fees for transportation furnished to participants.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)

65 ILCS 5/11-95-14

    (65 ILCS 5/11-95-14) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-95-14)
    Sec. 11-95-14. The corporate authorities of any 2 or more municipalities specified in Section 11-95-2 and any 2 or more recreation boards specified in Section 11-95-3, or any combination thereof, are authorized to take any action jointly relating to recreational programs for persons with disabilities that could be taken individually and to enter into agreements with other such recreation boards, corporate authorities and park districts or any combination thereof, for the purpose of providing for the establishment, maintenance and management of joint recreational programs for persons with disabilities of all the participating districts and municipal areas, including provisions for transportation of participants, procedures for approval of budgets, authorization of expenditures and sharing of expenses, location of recreational areas in the area of any of the participating districts and municipalities, acquisition of real estate by gift, legacy, grant, or purchase, employment of a director and other professional workers for such program who may be employed by one participating district, municipality or board which shall be reimbursed on a mutually agreed basis by the other municipalities, districts and boards that are parties to the joint agreement, authorization for one municipality, board or district to supply professional workers for a joint program conducted in another municipality or district and to provide other requirements for operation of such joint program as may be desirable. The corporate authorities of any municipality that is a party to a joint agreement entered into under this Section may levy and collect a tax, in the manner provided by law for the levy and collection of other municipal taxes in the municipality but in addition to taxes for general purposes authorized by Section 8-3-1 or levied as limited by any provision of a special charter under which the municipality is incorporated, at not to exceed .04% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property within the municipality for the purpose of funding that municipality's share of the expenses for providing the programs under that joint agreement. However, no tax may be levied pursuant to this Section in any area in which a tax is levied under Section 5-8 of the Park District Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 96

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 96 heading)
DIVISION 96. JOINT PROPERTY OF
MUNICIPALITIES AND PARK DISTRICTS

65 ILCS 5/11-96-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-96-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-96-1)
    Sec. 11-96-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may control the property of the corporation and may provide for joint ownership with any one or more park districts of real and personal property used for park purposes by such park district or districts. In case of joint ownership, the terms of the agreement shall be fair, just and equitable to all parties and shall be set forth in a written agreement entered into by the corporate authorities of each participating district and municipality.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-96-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-96-5)
    Sec. 11-96-5. Municipal and park district tax.
    (a) If property within a municipality also lies within a park district and the same property is being taxed for park or recreation purposes by both the municipality and the park district, then the corporate authorities of the municipality may adopt an ordinance or resolution to pay all or part of the park district tax for the property according to subsection (b). If the corporate authorities of a municipality adopt a resolution or ordinance under this Section, then the corporate authorities shall certify the action to the county clerk.
    (b) Before the county clerk extends the tax levy of the park district, the corporate authorities of the municipality may order the municipal treasurer to pay a specified amount into a special abatement fund held by the county treasurer. The county clerk shall then abate the park district tax extension on the property within the municipality by the amount in the abatement fund by apportioning the abatement amount for each parcel of property according to the assessed value as equalized by the board of review and Department of Revenue. The county treasurer shall then pay the money in the abatement fund to the park district. If the amount in the abatement fund is more than the amount of the current tax levy extended on the property, then the county treasurer shall return the surplus amount to the municipal treasurer.
    (c) For the purposes of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law, the amount of the extension abatement shall continue to be included in the park district's aggregate extension base.
    (d) The municipal tax and abatement shall not exceed a period of 10 years.
(Source: P.A. 91-885, eff. 7-6-00.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 97

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 97 heading)
DIVISION 97. PLEASURE DRIVEWAYS

65 ILCS 5/11-97-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-97-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-97-1)
    Sec. 11-97-1. The corporate authorities of any municipality, whether incorporated under the general law or a special charter, may designate by ordinance the whole or any part of not to exceed 2 streets, roads, avenues, boulevards, or highways, under their jurisdiction, as public driveways, to be used for pleasure driving only, and to improve and maintain the same, and also to lay out, establish, open, alter, widen, extend, grade, pave, or otherwise improve and maintain not more than 2 roads, streets, or avenues, and designate them as pleasure driveways to be used for pleasure driving only. But these powers can only be exercised when the corporate authorities are petitioned to do so by the owners of more than two-thirds of the frontage of land fronting upon a proposed pleasure driveway.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-97-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-97-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-97-2)
    Sec. 11-97-2. The corporate authorities of any municipality, whether incorporated under the general law or a special charter, may lay out, establish, open, alter, widen, extend, grade, pave, or otherwise improve and maintain one or more driveways from the corporate limits of the municipality to parks owned by the municipality outside its corporate limits. The cost of these driveways may be paid out of any fund in the municipal treasury, acquired under the authority of law for park purposes. The corporate authorities may acquire the land necessary for this purpose by purchase, legacy or gift, or in case the land cannot be so acquired, they may acquire it by condemnation in the manner provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)

65 ILCS 5/11-97-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-97-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-97-3)
    Sec. 11-97-3. Pleasure driveways specified in Section 11-97-1 may be laid out, extended, and improved under the provisions of Article 9.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-97-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-97-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-97-4)
    Sec. 11-97-4. The corporate authorities, by ordinance, may regulate, restrain, and control the speed of travel upon these pleasure driveways, may prescribe the kind of vehicles that shall be allowed thereon, and in all things may regulate, restrain, and control the use of these pleasure driveways. The corporate authorities may exclude therefrom funeral processions, hearses, and traffic teams and vehicles, so as to free these pleasure driveways from all business traffic or objectionable travel and make them pleasure driveways for pleasure driving only. They may prescribe in that ordinance such fines or penalties for the violation thereof as they are allowed by law to prescribe for the violation of other ordinances.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 98

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 98 heading)
DIVISION 98. PARKS IN CITIES AND VILLAGES
OF LESS THAN 50,000

65 ILCS 5/11-98-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-98-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-98-1)
    Sec. 11-98-1. The corporate authorities of each city and village with a population of less than 85,000, whether incorporated under the general law or a special charter, may purchase, establish, and maintain public parks for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of the municipality. For that purpose, the corporate authorities may levy a tax not to exceed .075%, or the rate limit in effect on September 1, 1967, whichever is greater, of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, annually on all taxable property embraced in the municipality for the current year. This tax shall be levied and collected in the manner provided by law for the levy and collection of other municipal taxes in the municipality.
    If the inhabitants of a specified municipality with a population of 500 or more so determine, as provided by Section 11-98-2, this annual tax may be levied in that municipality in addition to taxes for general purposes authorized by Section 8-3-1, and in addition to taxes levied as limited by any provision of a special charter under which the municipality is now incorporated.
    The corporate authorities have the power to lease such a public park for the purpose of holding county fairs therein.
    The foregoing limitations upon tax rates may be increased or decreased under the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-98-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-98-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-98-2)
    Sec. 11-98-2. In any city or village with a population of 500 or more but less than 50,000, upon a petition signed by electors of the municipality equal in number to 1% of the number of votes cast at the last preceding general municipal election but in no case fewer than 100 electors, the municipal clerk of the municipality shall certify for submission at an election in accordance with the general election law, a proposition to levy additional taxes for park purposes as provided by Section 11-98-1.
    The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall an annual tax of not
 exceeding .......% on all taxable
 property  within  the  city (or        YES
 village) be  levied in addition
 to taxes  for  general purposes    --------------------------
 as authorized by  Section 8-3-1
 of the Illinois Municipal Code,         NO
 for the  purpose of maintaining
 a park in the ....?
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    If a majority of the electors voting upon the proposition vote in favor thereof, the specified tax shall be levied and collected as provided by Section 11-98-1.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)

65 ILCS 5/11-98-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-98-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-98-3)
    Sec. 11-98-3. Any specified municipality which heretofore has authorized or hereafter may authorize the levy of the tax provided for by Section 11-98-1 or by "An Act to authorize certain cities and villages to establish and maintain public parks by taxation and to lease the same to county fairs," approved May 13, 1907, as amended, at a time when the population of the municipality was less than 50,000, may continue the levy annually at one-half of the rate approved by the referendum required under Section 2 of that Act or at the rate provided under Section 11-98-1, notwithstanding that after that approval the population of the municipality has increased to 50,000 or more.
    The foregoing limitations upon tax rates may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 76-1235.)

65 ILCS 5/11-98-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-98-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-98-4)
    Sec. 11-98-4. Any city or village a majority of whose electors voting thereon have voted in favor of a proposition to levy an additional tax for park purposes as provided in "An Act to authorize certain cities and villages to establish and maintain public parks by taxation and to lease the same to county fairs," approved May 13, 1907, as amended, shall continue to levy and collect the additional tax thereby approved as provided by and at the rate authorized in Section 11-98-1 without submitting the proposition specified in Section 11-98-2 to the electors for approval.
    The foregoing limitations upon tax rates may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 76-1235.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 99

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 99 heading)
DIVISION 99. PARKS AND BOULEVARDS IN CITIES FROM 5,000 TO 100,000