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(70 ILCS 200/) Civic Center Code.

70 ILCS 200/Art. 90

    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 90 heading)

70 ILCS 200/90-1

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

70 ILCS 200/90-5

    (70 ILCS 200/90-5)
    Sec. 90-5. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Forest Park Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Forest Park Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the village of Forest Park in Cook County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-10

    (70 ILCS 200/90-10)
    Sec. 90-10. Creation of Authority.
    (a) The Forest Park Civic Center Authority is created as a political subdivision, body politic, and municipal corporation in the metropolitan area.
    (b) The principal office of the Authority shall be in the village of Forest Park.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-12

    (70 ILCS 200/90-12)
    Sec. 90-12. Powers. The Authority has the following 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 exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, cultural facilities, and office buildings, including sites, parking areas, and commercial facilities for those structures, located within the metropolitan area.
    (b) To plan for grounds, centers, and auditoriums; 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 those 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.
    (c) To fix and collect just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory (i) charges and rents for the use of its parking areas and facilities, grounds, centers, buildings, and auditoriums and (ii) 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 interest on any bonds issued by the Authority.
    (d) To enter into contracts treating in any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-15

    (70 ILCS 200/90-15)
    Sec. 90-15. Creation of the Board. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 5 members and shall be known as the Forest Park 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 200/90-20

    (70 ILCS 200/90-20)
    Sec. 90-20. Members of the Board appointed. Within 60 days after September 11, 1990 (the effective date of Article 3 of Public Act 86-1414), the mayor of Forest Park, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of the village of Forest Park, shall appoint 2 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; 2 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992; and one member for an initial term expiring June 1, 1993. The successors of the initial members shall be appointed in like manner for 3 year terms from the date of appointment, except in case of an appointment to fill a vacancy for an unexpired term.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-25

    (70 ILCS 200/90-25)
    Sec. 90-25. Removal of Board members. The mayor of Forest Park, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of the village of Forest Park, may remove any member of the Board in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, after service on the member, by registered United States mail, return receipt requested, of a copy of the written charges against the member and after an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his or her own defense upon being notified not less than 10 days before the hearing.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-30

    (70 ILCS 200/90-30)
    Sec. 90-30. Quorum; action by 3 Board members. Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All actions of the Board shall be by ordinance or resolution, and the affirmative vote of at least 3 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/90-35

    (70 ILCS 200/90-35)
    Sec. 90-35. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 3 Board members.
    (a) All contracts for the sale of property of a value of more than $10,000 or for a 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 will exceed $10,000, shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after advertising for bids, except (i) when repair parts, accessories, equipment, or services are required for equipment or services previously furnished or contracted for, (ii) when the nature of the services required is such that competitive bidding is not in the best interest of the public, including without limitation the services of accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, physicians, superintendents of construction, and others possessing a high degree of skill, and (iii) when services such as water, light, heat, power, telephone, or telegraph are required.
    (b) 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. Competitive bidding is not required for the lease of real estate or buildings owned or controlled by the Authority. The Board is empowered to offer those leases upon terms it deems advisable.
    (c) In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Board may take into account the past records 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 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 3 members of the Board and unless the 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.
    (d) 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.
    (e) The Board shall have the right to reject all bids and to readvertise for bids. If no responsible and satisfactory bid within the terms of the advertisement is received, the Board may award the contract without competitive bidding if the contract is not less advantageous to the Authority than any valid bid received in response to advertisement.
    (f) 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 200/90-40

    (70 ILCS 200/90-40)
    Sec. 90-40. Standard civic center provisions incorporated by reference. The following Sections of this Code are incorporated by reference into this Article:
    Section 2-3. Purpose.
    Section 2-5. Definitions.
    Section 2-10. Lawsuits; common seal.
    Section 2-15. Duties; auditorium, recreational, 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 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness.
    Section 2-60. Investment in bonds.
    Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; conflict of interest.
    Section 2-80. Board members' oath.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-97. Board meetings; public records.
    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 2-122. Rules and regulations; penalties.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-132. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance.
    Section 2-135. Report and financial statement.
    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.)