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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-63-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-4)
    Sec. 11-63-4. Whenever the proposition stated in Section 11-63-2 has been adopted by any municipality specified in Section 11-63-1, the corporate authorities may assume the management of any community building or buildings or may vest the management of the community building or buildings in the playground and recreation board, or may, by ordinance, create a special board therefor. Such special board, if created, shall consist of 3 directors appointed by the mayor or president with the approval of the corporate authorities. The first appointees shall hold office for terms of one, 2 and 3 years, respectively, as determined by lot, beginning July 1st following their appointment. Annually thereafter, prior to July 1st, a director shall be appointed in like manner for a term of 3 years. All directors shall hold office until their respective successors are appointed and qualified. Vacancies shall be filled in like manner as original appointments. The mayor or president, with the approval of the corporate authorities, may remove any director for misconduct in office or neglect of duty. If a special board is created as herein provided, the directors shall within 10 days meet and organize, one member shall be elected chairman and one member shall be elected clerk of the board.
    No person connected with the management of any community building at any time, either directly or indirectly, shall be interested in any contract for the purchase or sale of any supplies or materials used in the construction, repair, operation or maintenance of any community building. No director or person serving in a similar capacity shall receive compensation for his services.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-5)
    Sec. 11-63-5. The corporate authorities may acquire a site or sites for a community building or buildings by condemnation in the name of the municipality 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 5/11-63-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-6)
    Sec. 11-63-6. The corporate authorities may dedicate and set apart for the use of any community building any land or building which is owned or leased by the municipality and which is not dedicated or devoted to another and inconsistent public use and may make appropriations from the general corporate funds for any of the purposes provided by this Division 63.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-7

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-7)
    Sec. 11-63-7. The managing authority may accept any gift of real or personal property, but if the acceptance will subject the municipality to expense, or is subject to a condition, it shall be subject to approval by the corporate authorities.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-8

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-8)
    Sec. 11-63-8. Any 2 or more contiguous municipalities, which have voted to establish a community building or buildings, may jointly establish, equip, operate and maintain the same. Any school board or park board, if otherwise authorized, may join with any municipality in the establishment, equipment, operation and maintenance of a community building or buildings. In any case of joint management, the terms shall be fixed by agreement of the corporate authorities thereof.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-9

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-9) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-9)
    Sec. 11-63-9. Any community building may be dedicated to the soldiers and sailors of the municipality in such manner as the managing authority determines, or in the event that 50% or more of the cost of the building is paid for by donations or legacies, it may be dedicated in accordance with the terms, if any, of the instrument by which the donation or legacy is made.
(Source: P.A. 83-388.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-10

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-10) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-10)
    Sec. 11-63-10. Subject to the rules of the corporate authorities, or the board to which the management has been delegated, each community building and its facilities shall be available for the use and benefit of the municipal inhabitants for recreational and educational purposes. Such corporate authorities or board may charge reasonable admission or use fees and may permit the use of a community building and its facilities temporarily, for any reasonable and legitimate private use, on such terms as may be reasonable and proper. When 50% or more of the cost of the building has been paid for from donations or legacies for the purpose of paying part of the cost of the building or all the cost, the use of the building shall be free and no admission or use fees shall be charged, and the words "reasonable and legitimate" as used in the prior portion of this section shall not authorize a use permit for a valuable consideration. No private use shall be permitted which unduly restricts the public use of the building and its facilities. Private permittees may charge admission fees, except where 50% or more of the cost of the building has been paid for from donations or legacies for the purpose of paying part of or all of the cost of the building.
(Source: P.A. 83-388.)

65 ILCS 5/11-63-11

    (65 ILCS 5/11-63-11) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-63-11)
    Sec. 11-63-11. If the management of the community building or buildings has been vested by the corporate authorities in the playground and recreation board, or in a special board, as authorized by Section 11-63-4, such board shall make a full report of receipts and expenditures to the corporate authorities within 30 days after the close of each fiscal year and shall, at least 10 days prior to the passage of the municipal appropriation ordinance and tax levy ordinance, report and certify to the corporate authorities an itemization of the amount of money required for the ensuing year, for community building purposes. The treasurer of the municipality shall be treasurer of all funds provided by this Division 63 and he shall pay out the same only upon written order of a majority of the playground and recreation board or special board, if created, whenever the management of any community building or buildings is vested in any such playground and recreation board or any such special board.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 64

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 64 heading)
DIVISION 64. BONDS FOR MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

65 ILCS 5/11-64-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-64-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-64-1)
    Sec. 11-64-1. Any municipality with a population of less than 500,000 may issue bonds for the purpose of constructing, acquiring, purchasing, improving, repairing or equipping a municipal hall or halls or any other municipal building or buildings used for any municipal purpose, including the acquisition of a site or sites therefor. The bonds shall be issued subject to the provisions of Sections 8-4-1, 8-4-2 and 11-64-2. These bonds may be issued in an amount which, including the existing municipal indebtedness, does not exceed the constitutional limitation as to debt, notwithstanding any legislative debt limitation to the contrary.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-64-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-64-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-64-2)
    Sec. 11-64-2. A certified copy of the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds provided for in Section 11-64-1 shall be filed with the county clerk in each county in which any portion of the issuing municipality is situated. Each such county clerk shall annually extend taxes against all of the taxable property contained in the municipality or in that portion thereof which is situated in his county at a rate sufficient to pay the maturing principal and interest of these bonds. This rate shall be extended against all of the taxable property of that municipality in addition to all other taxes now or hereafter authorized to be levied by that municipality.
    If any part of the tax liability created under this section is discharged from other sources, the corporate authorities of that municipality shall not apply any of the tax money collected under the provisions of this section to any object or purpose other than the discharge of the principal and interest on these bonds. The money so collected shall be held in the municipal treasury as a special fund for that purpose until the entire liability of that municipality upon these bonds is fully discharged. Before any part of the municipal revenue or income from any other source is applied in discharge of the interest or principal of these bonds, the municipal treasurer, comptroller, or other custodian of the funds of the municipality shall publish a statement setting forth fully the amount of funds so taken from other sources, and from what source and fund taken. This statement shall be published in like manner as is required for the publication of city ordinances before they become effective.
    Any officer who uses any of the tax money so collected for any other purpose than that authorized by the provisions of this section shall be liable to prosecution for diverting public funds from the uses to which they have been appropriated or set apart.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 65

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 65 heading)
DIVISION 65. MUNICIPAL CONVENTION HALLS