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(70 ILCS 200/) Civic Center Code.

70 ILCS 200/Art. 200

    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 200 heading)

70 ILCS 200/200-1

    (70 ILCS 200/200-1)
    Sec. 200-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Pekin Civic Center Authority Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-5

    (70 ILCS 200/200-5)
    Sec. 200-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Pekin Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Pekin Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory which is in the corporate boundaries of the City of Pekin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-10

    (70 ILCS 200/200-10)
    Sec. 200-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Pekin Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal offices of the Authority shall be within the metropolitan area.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-15

    (70 ILCS 200/200-15)
    Sec. 200-15. Rights and powers. The Authority shall have the following rights and powers:
    (a) To acquire, purchase, own, construct, lease as lessee or in any other way acquire, improve, extend, repair, reconstruct, regulate, operate, equip and maintain exhibitions grounds, convention or exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, and office and municipal buildings, including sites and parking areas and facilities therefor located within the metropolitan area.
    (b) To enter into contracts treating in any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article.
    (c) To plan for such grounds, centers and auditoriums and to plan, sponsor, hold, arrange and finance fairs, industrial, cultural, educational, trade and scientific exhibits, shows and events and to use or allow the use of such grounds, centers and auditoriums for the holding of fairs, exhibits, shows and events whether conducted by the Authority or some other person or governmental agency.
    (d) To exercise the right of eminent domain to acquire sites for such grounds, centers, buildings and auditoriums, and parking areas and facilities in the manner provided for by the Eminent Domain Act.
    (e) To fix and collect just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory charges and rents for the use of such parking areas and facilities, grounds, centers, buildings and auditoriums and admission charges to fairs, shows, exhibits and events sponsored or held by the Authority. The charges collected may be made available to defray the reasonable expenses of the Authority and to pay the principal of and the interest on any bonds issued by the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)

70 ILCS 200/200-17

    (70 ILCS 200/200-17)
    Sec. 200-17. Eminent domain. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, any power granted under this Article to acquire property by condemnation or eminent domain is subject to, and shall be exercised in accordance with, the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)

70 ILCS 200/200-20

    (70 ILCS 200/200-20)
    Sec. 200-20. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances, except by express written agreement of the Authority and the State or a political subdivision or subdivision adopted pursuant to Article VII, Section 10, of the Constitution, shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or of any other political subdivision of or municipality within the State, nor shall any such bond or obligation be or become an indebtedness of the Authority within the purview of any constitutional limitation or provision, and it shall be plainly stated on the face of each bond that it does not constitute such an indebtedness or obligation but is payable solely from the revenues or income as aforesaid.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-25

    (70 ILCS 200/200-25)
    Sec. 200-25. Bonds other than revenue bonds; election. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 2-50, or bonds issued pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement as contemplated by the exception contained in Section 200-20, shall be issued by the Authority until the proposition to issue the same has been submitted to and approved by a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area voting upon the proposition at a general election, after at least 10 days notice of such submission has been given by publishing said notice one time in one or more newspapers published in said metropolitan area. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be submitted upon ballot separate and distinct from any other ballot and may be in substantially the following form:
    Shall bonds of the "Pekin
 Civic Center Authority" to                YES
 the amount of ___________ Dollars      ----------------------
 ($        ) be issued for the              NO
 purpose of                   ?
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-30

    (70 ILCS 200/200-30)
    Sec. 200-30. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 200-25, or if an intergovernmental agreement is executed with a political subdivision or subdivisions for the issuance of full faith and credit bonds, the Authority shall have power to levy and collect annually a sum sufficient to pay for the annual principal and interest charges on such bonds; provided, that such tax levy shall be reduced by a sum equal to such grants or matching grants as the Authority shall receive, in any year, for this purpose and provided, in the case of bonds issued pursuant to intergovernmental agreement, said tax is valid only within the subdivisions executing the agreement with the Authority.
    Such taxes proposed by the Authority to be levied upon the taxable property within the metropolitan area shall be levied by ordinance. After the ordinance has been adopted it shall, within 10 days after its passage, be published once in a newspaper published and having a general circulation within the metropolitan area. A certified copy of such levy ordinance shall be filed with the county clerk no later than the 3rd Tuesday in September in each year. Thereupon the county clerk shall extend such tax; provided the aggregate amount of taxes levied for any one year shall not exceed the rate of .05% of the value of the taxable property of the metropolitan area, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-35

    (70 ILCS 200/200-35)
    Sec. 200-35. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Pekin Civic Center Authority Board. The members of the board shall be individuals of generally recognized ability and integrity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-40

    (70 ILCS 200/200-40)
    Sec. 200-40. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 16, 1984 (the effective date of Article II of Public Act 83-1435), the Mayor of Pekin with the advice and consent of the Pekin City Council shall appoint 7 members of the Board, 2 members to be appointed for terms of one year, 2 members to be appointed for terms of 2 years, and 3 members to be appointed for terms of 3 years, such terms commencing on the date each is appointed. One of the members appointed may be a representative from the Pekin City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Pekin in a like manner. All successors shall hold office for a term of 3 years from the date of appointment, except in case of an appointment to fill a vacancy.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-45

    (70 ILCS 200/200-45)
    Sec. 200-45. Meetings; quorum; approval of ordinances and resolutions by chairman; public records. Regular meetings of the Board shall be held at least once in each calendar month, the time and place of such meetings to be fixed by the Board.
    Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All action of the Board shall be by ordinance or resolution and the affirmative vote of at least 4 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
    All such ordinances and resolutions before taking effect shall be approved by the chairman of the Board, and if he shall approve thereof he shall sign the same, and such as he shall not approve he shall return to the Board with his objections thereto in writing at the next regular meeting of the Board occurring after the passage thereof. But in case the chairman shall fail to return any ordinance or resolution with his objections thereto by the time aforesaid, he shall be deemed to have approved the same and it shall take effect accordingly. Upon the return of any ordinance or resolution by the chairman with his objections, the vote by which the same was passed shall be reconsidered by the Board, and if upon such reconsideration said ordinance or resolution is passed by the affirmative vote of at least 5 members, it shall go into effect notwithstanding the veto of the chairman.
    All ordinances, resolutions and all proceedings of the Authority and all documents and records in its possession shall be public records, and open to public inspection, except such documents and records as shall be kept or prepared by the Board for use in negotiations, actions or proceedings to which the Authority is a party.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-50

    (70 ILCS 200/200-50)
    Sec. 200-50. Contracts. All contracts for sale of property of the value of more than $10,000 or for any concession in or lease of property, including air rights, of the Authority for a term of more than one year shall be awarded to the highest responsible bidder, after advertising for bids. All construction contracts and contracts for supplies, materials, equipment and services, when the expense thereof will exceed $10,000, shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after advertising for bids, excepting (1) when repair parts, accessories, equipment or services are required for equipment or services previously furnished or contracted for; (2) when the nature of the services required is such that competitive bidding is not in the best interest of the public, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the services of accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, physicians, superintendents of construction, and others possessing a high degree of skill; and (3) when services such as water, light, heat, power, telephone or telegraph are required.
    All contracts involving less than $10,000 shall be let by competitive bidding to the lowest responsible bidder whenever possible, and in any event in a manner calculated to ensure the best interests of the public.
    In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Board may take in account the past record of dealings with the bidder, the bidder's experience, adequacy of equipment, and ability to complete performance within the time set, and other factors besides financial responsibility, but in no case shall any such contracts be awarded to any other than the highest bidder (in case of sale, concession or lease) or the lowest bidder (in case of purchase or expenditure) unless authorized or approved by a vote of at least three-fourths of the members of the Board, and unless such action is accompanied by a statement in writing setting forth the reasons for not awarding the contract to the highest or lowest bidder, as the case may be, which statement shall be kept on file in the principal office of the Authority and open to public inspection.
    From the group of responsible bidders the lowest bidder shall be selected in the following manner: to all bids for sales the gross receipts of which are not taxable under the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, there shall be added an amount equal to the tax which would be payable under said Act, if applicable, and the lowest in amount of said adjusted bids and bids for sales the gross receipts of which are taxable under said Act shall be considered the lowest bid; provided, that, if said lowest bid relates to a sale not taxable under said Act, any contract entered into thereon shall be in the amount of the original bid not adjusted as aforesaid.
    Contracts shall not be split into parts involving expenditures of less than $10,000 for the purposes of avoiding the provisions of this Section, and all such split contracts shall be void. If any collusion occurs among bidders or prospective bidders in restraint of freedom of competition, by agreement to bid a fixed amount or to refrain from bidding or otherwise, the bids of such bidders shall be void. Each bidder shall accompany his bid with a sworn statement that he has not been a party to any such agreement.
    Members of the Board, officers and employees of the Authority, and their relatives within the fourth degree of consanguinity by the terms of the civil law, are forbidden to be interested directly or indirectly in any contract for construction or maintenance work or for the delivery of materials, supplies or equipment.
    The Board shall have the right to reject all bids and to readvertise for bids. If after any such advertisement no responsible and satisfactory bid, within the terms of the advertisement, shall be received, the Board may award such contract, without competitive bidding, provided that it shall not be less advantageous to the Authority than any valid bid received pursuant to advertisement.
    The Board shall adopt rules and regulations to carry into effect the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 93-491, eff. 1-1-04.)

70 ILCS 200/200-55

    (70 ILCS 200/200-55)
    Sec. 200-55. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance. Any bidder who has submitted a bid in compliance with the requirements for bidding under this Article may bring a civil action in the circuit court in Tazewell County to compel compliance with the provisions of this Article relating to the awarding of contracts by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-60

    (70 ILCS 200/200-60)
    Sec. 200-60. Report and financial statement. As soon after the end of each fiscal year as may be expedient, the Board shall cause to be prepared and printed a complete and detailed report and financial statement of its operations and of its assets and liabilities. A reasonably sufficient number of copies of such report shall be printed for distribution to persons interested, upon request and a copy thereof shall be filed with the county clerk and the Mayor of Pekin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/200-65

    (70 ILCS 200/200-65)
    Sec. 200-65. Standard civic center provisions incorporated by reference. The following Sections of this Code are incorporated by reference into this Article:
    Section 2-5. Definitions.
    Section 2-10. Lawsuits; common seal.
    Section 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    Section 2-50. Borrowing; revenue bonds; suits to compel performance.
    Section 2-60. Investment in bonds.
    Section 2-76. Board members; financial matters; compensation for secretary or treasurer; conflict of interest.
    Section 2-80. Board members' oath.
    Section 2-83. Removal of Board member from office.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-100. Secretary; treasurer.
    Section 2-105. Funds.
    Section 2-110. Signatures on checks or drafts.
    Section 2-115. General manager; other appointments.
    Section 2-120. Ordinances, rules, and regulations; fines and penalties.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-140. State financial support.
    Section 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)