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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-128-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-128-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-128-4)
    Sec. 11-128-4. The corporate authorities have the power to carry into execution the contract for the purchase, construction, or enlargement of waterworks when ratified by the electors, as directed in Section 11-128-3, and to employ a superintendent and such other employees as may be necessary and proper for the operation of the waterworks, for the collection of water rentals, and for the conduct of the business necessary to the operation thereof.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-128-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-128-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-128-5)
    Sec. 11-128-5. The corporate authorities may issue bonds against the taxes levied, but the bonds shall be payable only out of the special tax when collected and out of the net revenue derived from the operation of the waterworks.
    These bonds shall be made to mature in as nearly as possible equal installments of $100, or multiples thereof. The first installment shall be payable one or 2 years from the date of issue, and the last installment within one year after the date of the last tax levy provided by the vote authorizing a levy. The bonds shall bear interest at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, payable annually or semi-annually. They shall be sold for not less than par, or they may be paid out at not less than par for the construction, purchase, and/or enlargement of the waterworks.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 86-4.)

65 ILCS 5/11-128-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-128-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-128-6)
    Sec. 11-128-6. The specified bonds shall be substantially in the following form:
    The city (or village) of ...., county of ...., State of Illinois, for value received hereby promises to pay the bearer .... hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, on the .... day of .... A.D. ...., together with interest thereon at the rate of ....% annually, payable annually (or semi-annually) on the .... day of ...., ..... Both principal and interest are payable at the .....
    This bond is one of a series of bonds amounting to .... dollars, issued under an ordinance of the city (or village) of .... and is payable solely out of funds derived from a special tax levy and the net revenue of the waterworks of the city (or village) of .... and out of no other funds. The construction, purchase, or enlargement of the waterworks and levy of the tax were authorized at an election legally called and held on the .... day of ...., ..... And it is asserted that all acts, conditions, and things precedent to and in the issuance of this bond have occurred and have been performed in regular and due form as required by law.
    In testimony whereof the corporate authorities have caused this bond to be signed by the mayor (or president) and countersigned by the clerk, and have caused the seal of the city (or village) to be affixed this .... day of ...., ....
.... Mayor
.... Clerk
    Coupons representing the interest shall be attached to the bond, and they may be signed or bear the lithographed signature of the clerk of the city or village.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-128-7

    (65 ILCS 5/11-128-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-128-7)
    Sec. 11-128-7. The corporate authorities from time to time shall fix the water rentals or rates to be charged for the furnishing of water. These rentals or rates shall be made sufficient, together with the proceeds of the special tax provided in this Division 128, to pay at maturity the interest and principal of bonds issued under the provisions of this article, and also for the proper maintenance and operation of the waterworks, and for all repairs thereon.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)