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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-44-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-44-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-44-6)
    Sec. 11-44-6. The corporate authorities of each municipality may regulate the use of harbors, towing of vessels, and the opening and passing of bridges.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-44-7

    (65 ILCS 5/11-44-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-44-7)
    Sec. 11-44-7. The corporate authorities of each municipality may appoint harbor masters and define their duties.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-44-8

    (65 ILCS 5/11-44-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-44-8)
    Sec. 11-44-8. The powers conferred by Sections 11-44-1 through 11-44-7 shall be exercised in a manner not inconsistent with the provisions of the "Boat Registration and Safety Act", as heretofore and hereafter amended.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 45

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 45 heading)
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 45

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 45 heading)
DIVISION 45. MUNICIPAL BAND
AND PERFORMING ARTS

65 ILCS 5/11-45-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45-1)
    Sec. 11-45-1. Whenever a municipality with a population of less than 500,000 is authorized as provided in this Division 45, the municipality may levy each year a tax not exceeding .04% of the value of the taxable property within the municipality, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, for the maintenance or employment of a municipal band for musical purposes or for the maintenance and conduct of programs in the performing arts, or both.
    This authority shall be initiated by a petition signed by electors equal in number to 5% of the number of votes cast at the last preceding regular municipal election. The petition shall be filed with the municipal clerk and shall request that the question set forth in Section 11-45-2 be submitted to the electors.
    However, municipalities authorized to levy this tax on July 1, 1967 shall have a rate limitation of .04% or the rate limitation in effect on that date whichever is greater.
    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 5/11-45-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45-2)
    Sec. 11-45-2. When such a petition is filed, the municipal clerk shall certify the question for submission by the proper election authority to the electors at an election in accordance with the general election law. The question shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall  a  tax  not  exceeding
 ......%  be  levied  each year
 on all taxable property in the         YES
 ....... of ...... for the
 purpose  of  providing a fund for
 the  maintenance or employment      -------------------------
 of  a municipal band for
 musical  purposes and/or for
 the maintenance, and conduct of        NO
 programs  in  the  performing
 arts?
--------------------------------------------------------------
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45-3)
    Sec. 11-45-3. The levy shall be authorized if a majority of the votes cast on the question are in favor of the levy. The corporate authorities shall then levy a tax sufficient to maintain or employ such a band or to provide for the maintenance and conduct of programs in the performing arts, or both, but not exceeding .04% of the value of the taxable property within the municipality, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, and not exceeding the amount stated in the petition. This annual tax shall be in addition to the amount authorized to be levied for general purposes as provided by Section 8-3-1.
    Except as provided in Section 11-45-4, all funds derived from this levy shall be expended as provided in Section 11-45-1.
    The foregoing limitation upon the rate of tax may be increased or decreased under the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45-4)
    Sec. 11-45-4. Whenever a 2 year period has elapsed during which a municipal band or performing arts activities have not functioned and during the last year of which the tax authorized by this Division 45 has not been levied, the municipal authorities may pass an ordinance transferring the unobligated balance in the band tax fund to the general corporate fund.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 2339.)