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SPECIAL DISTRICTS
(70 ILCS 200/) Civic Center Code.

70 ILCS 200/Art. 1

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 1 heading)
ARTICLE 1.
SHORT TITLE

70 ILCS 200/1-1

    (70 ILCS 200/1-1)
    Sec. 1-1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Civic Center Code.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 2

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 2 heading)
ARTICLE 2.
STANDARD CIVIC CENTER PROVISIONS

70 ILCS 200/2-1

    (70 ILCS 200/2-1)
    Sec. 2-1. Scope of Article. This Article sets forth standard provisions that apply to a civic center authority only when the specific Section of this Article is incorporated by reference into the Article authorizing that civic center.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-3

    (70 ILCS 200/2-3)
    Sec. 2-3. Purpose. The purpose of this Article is to accomplish the aims of the State of Illinois to enhance the ability of its citizens to avail themselves of civic and cultural centers geographically situated throughout the entire State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-5

    (70 ILCS 200/2-5)
    Sec. 2-5. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Authority as defined in the Article creating the Authority, except that in the case of provisions incorporated by reference into Article 25, in the context of that incorporation by reference "Authority" means the Committee as defined in Article 25.
    "Governmental agency" means the federal government, the State, any unit of local government or school district, and any agency or instrumentality thereof.
    "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association or joint stock association; and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or personal representative thereof.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Authority as defined in the Article creating the Authority, except that in the case of provisions incorporated by reference into Article 25, in the context of that incorporation by reference "Board" means the Committee as defined in Article 25.
    "Metropolitan area", for an Authority created under this Act, means the metropolitan area for the Authority as defined in the Article creating the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-10

    (70 ILCS 200/2-10)
    Sec. 2-10. Lawsuits; common seal.
    (a) The Authority may sue and be sued in its corporate name but execution shall not in any case issue against any property of the Authority.
    (b) The Authority may adopt a common seal and change the same at its pleasure.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-15

    (70 ILCS 200/2-15)
    Sec. 2-15. Duties; auditorium, recreational, and other buildings; lease of space. It shall be the duty of the Authority to promote, operate and maintain expositions, conventions, and theatrical, sports and cultural activities from time to time in the metropolitan area and in connection therewith to arrange, finance and maintain industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade and scientific exhibits and to construct, equip and maintain auditorium, exposition, recreational and office buildings for such purposes.
    The provision of office space for lease and rental and the lease of air space over and appurtenant to such structures shall be deemed an integral function of the Authority.
    The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform such duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-16

    (70 ILCS 200/2-16)
    Sec. 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space. It shall be the duty of the Authority to promote, operate and maintain expositions, conventions, and theatrical, sports and cultural activities from time to time in the metropolitan area and in connection therewith to arrange, finance and maintain industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade and scientific exhibits and to construct, equip and maintain auditorium, exposition and office buildings for such purposes.
    The provision of office space for rental and lease and the lease of air space over and appurtenant to such structures shall be deemed an integral function of the Authority.
    The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform such duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-17

    (70 ILCS 200/2-17)
    Sec. 2-17. Duties; auditorium and other buildings. It shall be the duty of the Authority to promote, operate and maintain expositions, conventions, or theatrical, sports or cultural activities from time to time in the metropolitan area and in connection therewith to arrange, finance and maintain industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade or scientific exhibits and to lease or construct, equip and maintain auditoriums, exposition buildings or office buildings for such purposes.
    The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform such duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-20

    (70 ILCS 200/2-20)
    Sec. 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain. 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 exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, cultural facilities and office buildings, including sites and parking areas and commercial facilities therefor located within the metropolitan area;
    (b) 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;
    (c) 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 the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act;
    (d) 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;
    (e) To enter into contracts treating in any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article.
    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; 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)

70 ILCS 200/2-21

    (70 ILCS 200/2-21)
    Sec. 2-21. 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 fair or exposition 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 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 to collect 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. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-25

    (70 ILCS 200/2-25)
    Sec. 2-25. Incurring obligations. The Authority shall not incur any obligations for salaries or for office or administrative expenses except within the amounts of funds that will be available to it when such obligations become payable.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-30

    (70 ILCS 200/2-30)
    Sec. 2-30. Prompt payment. Purchases made under this Article shall be made in compliance with the Local Government Prompt Payment Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-35

    (70 ILCS 200/2-35)
    Sec. 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency. The Authority shall have power (i) to acquire and accept by purchase, lease, gift or otherwise any property or rights useful for the Authority's purposes from any person or persons, from any municipal corporation, body politic, or agency of the State, or from the State itself, (ii) to apply for and accept grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations from the State of Illinois or any agency or instrumentality thereof to be used for any of the purposes of the Authority, and (iii) to enter into any agreement with the State of Illinois in relation to such grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-36

    (70 ILCS 200/2-36)
    Sec. 2-36. Acquisition of property from person or governmental agency. The Authority shall have the power (i) to acquire and accept by purchase, lease, gift or otherwise any property or rights from any person or governmental agency useful for its purposes, (ii) to apply for and accept grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations from the State of Illinois or any agency or instrumentality thereof to be used for any of the purposes of the Authority, and (iii) to enter into any agreement with the State of Illinois in relation to such grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-40

    (70 ILCS 200/2-40)
    Sec. 2-40. Federal money. The Authority shall have the power (i) to apply for and accept grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations from the federal government or any agency or instrumentality thereof to be used for any of the purposes of the Authority and (ii) to enter into any agreement with the federal government in relation to such grants, matching grants, loans or appropriations.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-45

    (70 ILCS 200/2-45)
    Sec. 2-45. Insurance. The Authority shall have the power to procure and enter into contracts for any type of insurance and indemnity against loss or damage to property from any cause, against loss of use and occupancy, against employers' liability, against any act of any member, officer, or employee of the Board or Authority in the performance of the duties of the office or employment, and against any other insurable risk.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-50

    (70 ILCS 200/2-50)
    Sec. 2-50. Borrowing; revenue bonds; suits to compel performance. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates not exceeding the maximum rate permitted by the Bond Authorization Act, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner, and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring suits at law or proceedings in equity to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority, to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, and cultural expositions, sports activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals and from other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold, the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and to readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-51

    (70 ILCS 200/2-51)
    Sec. 2-51. Borrowing; revenue bonds; mandamus or other actions to compel performance. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by the Authority, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate permitted by the Bond Authorization Act, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in the ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority, to pay:
    (a) the cost of leasing, maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical or cultural expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold, the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-52

    (70 ILCS 200/2-52)
    Sec. 2-52. Borrowing; revenue bonds; interest payable semi-annually; bond sale price; effect of Omnibus Bond Acts. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, payable semi-annually, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest and except that the selling price of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of bonds shall not exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, computed to absolute maturity of said bonds or certificates according to standard tables of bond values.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, cultural, expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of Public Act 86-4, 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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-55

    (70 ILCS 200/2-55)
    Sec. 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or of any 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 such bond that it does not constitute such an indebtedness or obligation but is payable solely from the revenues or income as provided in this Article.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-60

    (70 ILCS 200/2-60)
    Sec. 2-60. Investment in bonds. The State and all counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns and other municipal corporations, political subdivisions and public bodies, and public officers of any thereof; all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on an insurance business; and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds issued pursuant to this Article, it being the purpose of this Section to authorize the investment in such bonds of all sinking, insurance, retirement, compensation, pension and trust funds, whether owned or controlled by private or public persons or officers; provided, however, that nothing contained in this Section may be construed as relieving any person from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities for investment.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-65

    (70 ILCS 200/2-65)
    Sec. 2-65. Bonds other than revenue bonds. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 2-50, shall be issued by the Authority until the proposition to issue the bonds has been submitted to and approved by a majority of the voters of the metropolitan area voting upon the proposition at a general election in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order the proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds under this Section shall be in substantially the following form:
        Shall bonds of the (name of Authority) to the amount
    
of $(amount) be issued for the purpose of (state purpose)?
The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-70

    (70 ILCS 200/2-70)
    Sec. 2-70. Tax. If a majority of the voters of the metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 2-65, 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.
    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. Upon the filing of the ordinance the county clerk shall extend such tax; provided the aggregate amount of taxes levied for any one year shall not exceed the rate of .0005% of the full fair cash value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-75

    (70 ILCS 200/2-75)
    Sec. 2-75. Board members; financial matters; conflict of interest. The members of the Board shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties.
    No member of the Board or employee of the Authority shall have any private financial interest, profit or benefit in any contract, work or business of the Authority or in the sale or lease of any property to or from the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-76

    (70 ILCS 200/2-76)
    Sec. 2-76. Board members; financial matters; compensation for secretary or treasurer; conflict of interest. The members of the Board shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. However, any member of the Board who is appointed to the office of secretary or treasurer may receive compensation for his or her services as such officer.
    No member of the Board or employee of the Authority shall have any private financial interest, profit or benefit in any contract, work or business of the Authority or in the sale or lease of any property to or from the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-80

    (70 ILCS 200/2-80)
    Sec. 2-80. Board members' oath. Within 30 days after certification of appointment, and before entering upon the duties of office, each member of the Board shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it in the office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-83

    (70 ILCS 200/2-83)
    Sec. 2-83. Removal of Board member from office. The appointing officer may remove any member of the Board appointed by the officer, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, after service on the member, by registered United States mail, return requested, of a copy of the written charges against the member and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in the member's own defense upon not less than 10 days' notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-85

    (70 ILCS 200/2-85)
    Sec. 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office. Members of the Board shall hold office until their respective successors have been appointed and qualified. Any member may resign from office; the resignation takes effect when the member's successor has been appointed and has qualified.
    In case of failure to qualify within the time required, abandonment of office, death, conviction of a felony or removal from office, a member's office shall become vacant. Each vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment in like manner as in the case of expiration of the term of a member of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-90

    (70 ILCS 200/2-90)
    Sec. 2-90. Organization of the Board. As soon as practicably possible after the appointment of the initial members, the Board shall organize for the transaction of business, select a chairman and a temporary secretary from its own number, and adopt by-laws and regulations to govern its proceedings. The initial chairman and his successors shall be elected by the Board from time to time for the term of the chairman's office as a member of the Board or for the term of 3 years, whichever is shorter.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-95

    (70 ILCS 200/2-95)
    Sec. 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members. 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.
    Five 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 5 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
    All ordinances, resolutions and 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 200/2-96

    (70 ILCS 200/2-96)
    Sec. 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members. 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 actions 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 ordinances, resolutions and 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 200/2-97

    (70 ILCS 200/2-97)
    Sec. 2-97. Board meetings; 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.
    All ordinances, resolutions and 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 200/2-100

    (70 ILCS 200/2-100)
    Sec. 2-100. Secretary; treasurer. The Board shall appoint a secretary and a treasurer, who need not be members of the Board, to hold office during the pleasure of the Board and shall fix their duties and compensation. Before entering upon the duties of their respective offices they shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office, and the treasurer shall execute a bond with corporate sureties to be approved by the Board. The bond shall be payable to the Authority in whatever penal sum may be directed upon the faithful performance of the duties of the office and the payment of all money received by the treasurer according to law and the orders of the Board. The Board may, at any time, require a new bond from the treasurer in a penal sum as may then be determined by the Board. The obligation of the sureties shall not extend to any loss sustained by the insolvency, failure or closing of any national or state bank wherein the treasurer has deposited funds if the bank has been approved by the Board as a depositary for those funds. The oaths of office and the treasurer's bond shall be filed in the principal office of the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-101

    (70 ILCS 200/2-101)
    Sec. 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association. The Board shall appoint a secretary and a treasurer, who need not be members of the Board, to hold office during the pleasure of the Board and shall fix their duties and compensation. Before entering upon the duties of their respective offices they shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office, and the treasurer shall execute a bond with corporate sureties to be approved by the Board. The bond shall be payable to the Authority in whatever penal sum may be directed upon the faithful performance of the duties of the office and the payment of all money received by the treasurer according to law and the orders of the Board. The Board may, at any time, require a new bond from the treasurer in such penal sum as may then be determined by the Board. The obligation of the sureties shall not extend to any loss sustained by the insolvency, failure or closing of any savings and loan association or national or State bank wherein the treasurer has deposited funds if the bank or savings and loan association has been approved by the Board as a depository for those funds. The oaths of office and the treasurer's bond shall be filed in the principal office of the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-105

    (70 ILCS 200/2-105)
    Sec. 2-105. Funds. All funds deposited by the treasurer in any bank shall be placed in the name of the Authority and shall be withdrawn or paid out only by check or draft upon the bank, signed by the treasurer and countersigned by the chairman of the Board. The Board may designate any of its members or any officer or employee of the Authority to affix the signature of the chairman and another to affix the signature of the treasurer to any check or draft for payment of salaries or wages and for payment of any other obligation of not more than $2,500.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-106

    (70 ILCS 200/2-106)
    Sec. 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act. All funds deposited by the treasurer in any bank or savings and loan association shall be placed in the name of the Authority and shall be withdrawn or paid out only by check or draft upon the bank or savings and loan association, signed by the treasurer and countersigned by the chairman of the Board. The Board may designate any of its members or any officer or employee of the Authority to affix the signature of the chairman and another to affix the signature of the treasurer to any check or draft for payment of salaries or wages and for payment of any other obligation of not more than $2,500.
    No bank or savings and loan association shall receive public funds as permitted by this Section, unless it has complied with the requirements established pursuant to Section 6 of the Public Funds Investment Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-110

    (70 ILCS 200/2-110)
    Sec. 2-110. Signatures on checks or drafts. In case any officer whose signature appears upon any check or draft issued pursuant to this Article ceases to hold office after attaching his or her signature and before the delivery of the check or draft to the payee, that signature nevertheless shall be valid and sufficient for all purposes with the same effect as if the officer had remained in office until delivery.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-115

    (70 ILCS 200/2-115)
    Sec. 2-115. General manager; other appointments. The Board may appoint a general manager who shall be a person of recognized ability and business experience, to hold office during the pleasure of the Board. The general manager shall have management of the properties and business of the Authority and of the employees thereof subject to the general control of the Board, shall direct the enforcement of all ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations of the Board, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the Board.
    The Board may appoint a general attorney and a chief engineer and shall provide for the appointment of such other officers, attorneys, engineers, planners, consultants, agents and employees as may be necessary. The Board shall define their duties and require bonds of such of them as the Board may designate.
    The general manager, general attorney, chief engineer, and all other officers provided for pursuant to this Section shall be exempt from taking and subscribing any oath of office and shall not be members of the Board.
    The compensation of the general manager, general attorney, chief engineer, and all other officers, attorneys, planners, consultants, agents and employees shall be fixed by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-120

    (70 ILCS 200/2-120)
    Sec. 2-120. Ordinances, rules, and regulations; fines and penalties. The Board shall have power to pass all ordinances and make all rules and regulations proper or necessary to carry into effect the powers granted to the Authority, with such fines or penalties as may be deemed proper. All fines and penalties shall be imposed by ordinance, which shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area. No such ordinance imposing a fine or penalty shall take effect until 10 days after its publication.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-122

    (70 ILCS 200/2-122)
    Sec. 2-122. Rules and regulations; penalties. The Board shall have power to make all rules and regulations proper or necessary to carry into effect the powers granted to the Authority, with such penalties as may be deemed proper.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-125

    (70 ILCS 200/2-125)
    Sec. 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members. All contracts for the sale of property of the 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 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. 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 such leases upon such terms as it deems advisable.
    In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Board may take into 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 5 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.
    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 200/2-126

    (70 ILCS 200/2-126)
    Sec. 2-126. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 4 Board members. All contracts for the sale of property of the 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 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. 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 such leases upon such terms as it deems advisable.
    In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Board may take into 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 4 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.
    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 200/2-127

    (70 ILCS 200/2-127)
    Sec. 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote. All contracts for sale of property of the 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 thereof will exceed $10,000, shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after advertising for bids, except: (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 into 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 contract 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 4/5 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.
    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 200/2-128

    (70 ILCS 200/2-128)
    Sec. 2-128. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by three-fourths vote. All contracts for the sale of property of the value of more than $10,000 or for any concession in or lease of property 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 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 into 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", approved June 28, 1933, as amended, 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 200/2-130

    (70 ILCS 200/2-130)
    Sec. 2-130. Bids and advertisements. Advertisements for bids shall be published at least twice in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 calendar days before the time for receiving bids, and such advertisements shall also be posted on readily accessible bulletin boards in the principal office of the Authority. Such advertisements shall state the time and place for receiving and opening bids and, by reference to plans and specifications on file at the time of the first publication, or in the advertisement itself, shall describe the character of the proposed contract in sufficient detail to fully advise prospective bidders of their obligations and to ensure free and open competitive bidding.
    All bids in response to advertisements shall be sealed and shall be publicly opened by the Board, and all bidders shall be entitled to be present in person or by representatives. Cash or a certified or satisfactory cashier's check, as a deposit of good faith, in a reasonable amount to be fixed by the Board before advertising for bids, shall be required with the proposal of each bidder. Bond for faithful performance of the contract with surety or sureties satisfactory to the Board and adequate insurance may be required in reasonable amounts to be fixed by the Board before advertising for bids.
    The contract shall be awarded as promptly as possible after the opening of bids. The bid of the successful bidder, as well as the bids of the unsuccessful bidders, shall be placed on file and be open to public inspection. All bids shall be void if any disclosure of the terms of any bid in response to an advertisement is made or permitted to be made by the Board before the time fixed for opening bids.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-132

    (70 ILCS 200/2-132)
    Sec. 2-132. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance. Any bidder who has submitted a bid in compliance with the requirements for bidding may bring a civil action in the circuit court in the county in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/2-135

    (70 ILCS 200/2-135)
    Sec. 2-135. 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 appointing officers.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-140

    (70 ILCS 200/2-140)
    Sec. 2-140. State financial support. The Authority created by this Article shall receive financial support from the State in the amounts provided for in Section 4 of the Metropolitan Civic Center Support Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-145

    (70 ILCS 200/2-145)
    Sec. 2-145. Antitrust laws. The Authority is expressly made the beneficiary of the provisions of Section 1 of the Local Government Antitrust Exemption Act, and the General Assembly intends that the "State action exemption" to the application of the federal antitrust laws be fully available to the Authority to the extent its activities are either (1) expressly or by necessary implication authorized by this Article or other Illinois law or (2) within traditional areas of local governmental activity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-150

    (70 ILCS 200/2-150)
    Sec. 2-150. Tax exemption. All property of the Authority shall be exempt from taxation by the State or any taxing unit therein.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-155

    (70 ILCS 200/2-155)
    Sec. 2-155. Partial invalidity. If any provision of this Article is held invalid such provision shall be deemed to be excised from this Article and the invalidity thereof shall not affect any of the other provisions of this Article. If the application of any provision of this Article to any person or circumstance is held invalid it shall not affect the application of such provision to such persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/2-160

    (70 ILCS 200/2-160)
    Sec. 2-160. Buildings available for emergency purposes. The Authority shall make buildings of a civic center organized under this Code available for emergency purposes upon the request of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, a State-accredited emergency management agency with jurisdiction, or the American Red Cross. The Authority shall cooperate in all matters with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, local emergency management agencies, a State-accredited emergency management agency with jurisdiction, local public health departments, the American Red Cross, and federal agencies concerned with emergency preparedness and response.
(Source: P.A. 98-308, eff. 8-12-13.)

70 ILCS 200/2-165

    (70 ILCS 200/2-165)
    Sec. 2-165. Cessation of authority organization.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a majority vote of the Board is in favor of the proposition to annex the authority to another authority whose boundaries are contiguous, or consolidate the authority into a municipality with which the authority is coterminous or substantially coterminous, or consolidate the authority into the county in which the authority sits, and if the governing authorities of the governmental unit assuming the functions of the former authority agree by resolution to accept the functions (and jurisdiction over the territory, if applicable) of the consolidated or annexed authority, then the authority shall cease. On the effective date of the annexation or consolidation, all the rights, powers, duties, assets, property, liabilities, indebtedness, obligations, bonding authority, taxing authority, and responsibilities of the authority shall vest in and be assumed by the governmental unit assuming the functions of the former authority.
    The employees of the former authority shall be transferred to the governmental unit assuming the functions of the former authority. The governmental unit assuming the functions of the former authority shall exercise the rights and responsibilities of the former authority with respect to those employees. The status and rights of the employees of the former authority under any applicable contracts or collective bargaining agreements, historical representation rights under the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, or under any pension, retirement, or annuity plan shall not be affected by this amendatory Act.
    (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 2-1 of this Code, the provisions of this Section apply to all Civic Center Authorities created under this Code.
(Source: P.A. 98-1002, eff. 8-18-14.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 5

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 5 heading)
ARTICLE 5.
ALEDO CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/5-1

    (70 ILCS 200/5-1)
    Sec. 5-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Aledo Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/5-5

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

70 ILCS 200/5-10

    (70 ILCS 200/5-10)
    Sec. 5-10. Authority created; principal office. There is created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Aledo Community Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Aledo.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/5-15

    (70 ILCS 200/5-15)
    Sec. 5-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Aledo 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 200/5-20

    (70 ILCS 200/5-20)
    Sec. 5-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 3, 1985 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 84-245), the Mayor of the City of Aledo with the advice and consent of the Aledo City Council shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1986; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1987; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1988. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/5-25

    (70 ILCS 200/5-25)
    Sec. 5-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the Aledo City Council, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days' notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/5-30

    (70 ILCS 200/5-30)
    Sec. 5-30. 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 of Mercer county in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/5-35

    (70 ILCS 200/5-35)
    Sec. 5-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 10

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 10 heading)
ARTICLE 10.
AURORA CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/10-1

    (70 ILCS 200/10-1)
    Sec. 10-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Aurora Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-5

    (70 ILCS 200/10-5)
    Sec. 10-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means Aurora Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Aurora Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Aurora and the Waubonsee Community College District #516 except for those portions lying within counties which have a civic center authority within the corporate limits of such counties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-10

    (70 ILCS 200/10-10)
    Sec. 10-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of Aurora Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area. The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Aurora.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-15

    (70 ILCS 200/10-15)
    Sec. 10-15. 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 fair expositions grounds, convention or exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, and office, educational 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 the exercise of the right of eminent domain under 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 200/10-15.5

    (70 ILCS 200/10-15.5)
    Sec. 10-15.5. 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 200/10-16

    (70 ILCS 200/10-16)
    Sec. 10-16. Borrowing; revenue bonds; interest payable semi-annually; bond sale price; effect of Omnibus Bond Acts. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, payable semi-annually, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest and except that the selling price of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of bonds shall not exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, computed to absolute maturity of said bonds or certificates according to standard tables of bond values.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, cultural, expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of Public Act 86-4, 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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-17

    (70 ILCS 200/10-17)
    Sec. 10-17. Bonds other than revenue bonds. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 10-16, 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 in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order such proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall bonds of the  "Aurora               YES
Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium
and Office Building Authority"  to       ---------------------
the amount of .... Dollars ($    )
be issued for the purpose of ....?             NO
--------------------------------------------------------------
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-18

    (70 ILCS 200/10-18)
    Sec. 10-18. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 10-17, 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.
    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 .0005% of the full fair cash value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-20

    (70 ILCS 200/10-20)
    Sec. 10-20. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Aurora Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/10-25

    (70 ILCS 200/10-25)
    Sec. 10-25. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after July 1, 1974 (the effective date of Public Act 78-927), the Mayor of Aurora, with the advice and consent of the Aurora city council, shall appoint 9 members of the board, 3 members to be appointed for terms of 1 year, 3 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. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Aurora in 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 200/10-30

    (70 ILCS 200/10-30)
    Sec. 10-30. Quorum; votes necessary for action. Three 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 5 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-35

    (70 ILCS 200/10-35)
    Sec. 10-35. Lease of real estate; competitive bidding not required. Competitive bidding is not required for the lease of real estate or buildings owned or controlled by the Authority on July 13, 1982 (the effective date of Public Act 82-786). The Board is empowered to offer such leases upon such terms as it deems advisable.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/10-40

    (70 ILCS 200/10-40)
    Sec. 10-40. 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 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness.
    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 2-97. Board meetings; public records.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-135. Report and financial statement.
    Section 2-140. State financial support.
    Section 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
    Section 2-155. Partial invalidity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 15

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 15 heading)
ARTICLE 15.
BENTON CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/15-1

    (70 ILCS 200/15-1)
    Sec. 15-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Benton Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-5

    (70 ILCS 200/15-5)
    Sec. 15-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Benton Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Benton Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Benton in the County of Franklin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-10

    (70 ILCS 200/15-10)
    Sec. 15-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Benton Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Benton.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-15

    (70 ILCS 200/15-15)
    Sec. 15-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Benton 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 200/15-20

    (70 ILCS 200/15-20)
    Sec. 15-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1989 (the effective date of Article I of Public Act 85-1314), the Mayor of the City of Benton, with the advice and consent of the Benton City Council, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1990; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-25

    (70 ILCS 200/15-25)
    Sec. 15-25. Removal of Board members. The Mayor of the City of Benton, with the advice and consent of the Benton City Council, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him or her, 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 him or her and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his or her own defense upon not less than 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-30

    (70 ILCS 200/15-30)
    Sec. 15-30. 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 of Franklin County in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/15-35

    (70 ILCS 200/15-35)
    Sec. 15-35. 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 the City of Benton.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/15-40

    (70 ILCS 200/15-40)
    Sec. 15-40. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 20

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 20 heading)
ARTICLE 20.
BLOOMINGTON CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/20-1

    (70 ILCS 200/20-1)
    Sec. 20-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Bloomington Civic Center Authority Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-5

    (70 ILCS 200/20-5)
    Sec. 20-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Bloomington Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Bloomington Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Bloomington.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-10

    (70 ILCS 200/20-10)
    Sec. 20-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a unit of local government known as the Bloomington Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Bloomington.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-14

    (70 ILCS 200/20-14)
    Sec. 20-14. Duties. It shall be the duty of the Authority to promote, operate and maintain expositions, conventions, theatrical, sports and cultural activities from time to time in the metropolitan area and in connection therewith to arrange, finance and maintain industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade and scientific exhibits and to construct, equip and maintain auditoriums and exposition and office buildings and associated facilities for such purposes.
    The provision of office, hotel and restaurant space for lease and rental and the lease of air space over and appurtenant to such structures shall be deemed an integral function of the Authority.
    The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform such duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-15

    (70 ILCS 200/20-15)
    Sec. 20-15. Rights and powers. The Authority shall have the following rights and powers:
    (a) To purchase, own, construct, lease as lessee or in any other way acquire, improve, extend, repair, reconstruct, regulate, operate, equip and maintain fair and expositions grounds, convention or exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, office and municipal buildings, and associated facilities, including but not limited to hotel and restaurant facilities; and sites and parking areas and facilities therefor located within the metropolitan area;
    (b) To plan for such grounds, centers and auditoriums and to plan, sponsor, hold, arrange and finance fairs, industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade and scientific exhibits, shows and events and to use, lease as lessor, or allow the use of such grounds, centers, auditoriums and associated facilities for the holding of fairs, exhibits, shows and events whether conducted by the Authority or some other person or governmental agency;
    (c) To exercise the right of eminent domain to acquire sites for such grounds, centers, auditoriums, associated facilities, and parking areas and facilities in the manner provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act;
    (d) To fix and collect just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory charges for the use of such parking areas and facilities, grounds, centers, auditoriums and associated facilities 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;
    (e) To enter into contracts treating any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)

70 ILCS 200/20-17

    (70 ILCS 200/20-17)
    Sec. 20-17. 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 200/20-20

    (70 ILCS 200/20-20)
    Sec. 20-20. Federal money. The Authority shall have the power to apply for and accept grants, loans or appropriations from the federal government or any agency or instrumentality thereof to be used for any of the purposes of the Authority and to enter into any agreement with the federal government in relation to such grants, loans or appropriations.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-25

    (70 ILCS 200/20-25)
    Sec. 20-25. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have the continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its rights and powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any of its interest bearing revenue bonds or its general obligation bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such interest bearing revenue bonds of the Authority shall be payable solely from such of the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, exhibits, shows and events and other authorized activities operated by it, the charges made for the use of its facilities and the funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source as are pledged by the ordinance authorizing the bonds. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding forty years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% per annum payable semi-annually, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring suits at law or proceedings in equity to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the law of the State of Illinois.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) the rate of 8% per annum, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest and except that the selling price of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% per annum shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of the bonds shall not exceed the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% annually computed to absolute maturity of said bonds according to standard tables of bond values.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority so pledged to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertaking of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, exhibits, shows and events and from charges made for the use of its facilities or for admissions to its events, or from other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be had by mandamus proceedings in the circuit court to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such revenue bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of Public Act 86-4, 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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-27

    (70 ILCS 200/20-27)
    Sec. 20-27. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority under Section 20-25 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 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 such 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 200/20-30

    (70 ILCS 200/20-30)
    Sec. 20-30. General obligation bonds; conditions. The Authority may borrow money for the purpose of carrying out its duties and exercising its powers under this Article, and issue its general obligation bonds as evidence of the indebtedness incurred. In addition to other purposes, such bonds may be issued for the purpose of refunding outstanding general obligation or revenue bonds of the Authority. Such general obligation bonds shall be in the form, shall mature at the time (no later than 40 years from the date of issuance), shall bear interest at the rates (not to exceed the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% per annum), shall be executed by the officers, and shall be sold in the manner that the Board shall determine; except that if issued to bear interest at the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) the rate of 8% per annum, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest, and that the selling prices of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% per annum shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of the bonds shall not exceed the greater of (i) the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, or (ii) 8% annually computed to absolute maturity of the bonds in accordance with standard tables of bond values. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases, after affixing his signature, to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes.
    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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-35

    (70 ILCS 200/20-35)
    Sec. 20-35. G.O. bonds; election. General obligation bonds of the Authority shall not be issued until the proposition to issue the same has been submitted to and approved by a majority of the voters of the metropolitan area voting upon the proposition at an election in accordance with the general election law. Any such proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
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    Shall bonds of the "Bloomington
Civic Center Authority"                      YES
in the amount of ...............     -------------------------
Dollars ($..........) be issued              NO
for the purpose of ...............?
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(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-40

    (70 ILCS 200/20-40)
    Sec. 20-40. G.O. bonds; canvass of election returns. Any referendum required under Sections 20-30 and 20-35 shall be certified by the Board to the proper election officials, who shall conduct the referendum in accordance with the general election law. The returns shall be filed with the secretary of the Board and shall be canvassed and the results ascertained by the Board and entered upon the records of the Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-45

    (70 ILCS 200/20-45)
    Sec. 20-45. Tax. If a majority of the voters of the metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Sections 20-30 and 20-35, 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.
    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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-50

    (70 ILCS 200/20-50)
    Sec. 20-50. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 5 members and shall be known as the Bloomington Civic Center Authority Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-55

    (70 ILCS 200/20-55)
    Sec. 20-55. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 15, 1978 (the effective date of Public Act 80-1440), the Mayor of Bloomington with the advice and consent of the Bloomington city council shall appoint 5 members of the Board, one member to be appointed for a term of one year, 2 members to be appointed for terms of 2 years, and 2 members to be appointed for terms of 3 years, such terms commencing on the date each is appointed. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Bloomington in 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 200/20-58

    (70 ILCS 200/20-58)
    Sec. 20-58. Organization of the Board. As soon as practicably possible after the appointment of the initial members the Board shall organize for the transaction of business, select a chairman, vice-chairman, and a temporary secretary from its own number, and adopt by-laws and regulations to govern its proceedings. The initial chairman and his successors shall be elected by the Board from time to time for the term of his office as a member of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-60

    (70 ILCS 200/20-60)
    Sec. 20-60. Quorum; action by 3 Board members. Three 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 3 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-62

    (70 ILCS 200/20-62)
    Sec. 20-62. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act. All funds deposited by the treasurer in any bank or savings and loan association shall be placed in the name of the Authority and shall be withdrawn or paid out only by check or draft upon the bank or savings and loan association, signed by the chairman, vice-chairman, secretary or treasurer and countersigned by one of the same officers, but no one officer shall both sign and countersign a check or draft. The Board may designate any of its members or any officer or employee of the Authority to affix the signature of the chairman and another to affix the signature of the treasurer to any check or draft for payment of salaries or wages and for payment of any other obligation of not more than $2,500.
    No bank or savings and loan association shall receive public funds as permitted by this Section, unless it has complied with the requirements established pursuant to Section 6 of the Public Funds Investment Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-65

    (70 ILCS 200/20-65)
    Sec. 20-65. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/20-70

    (70 ILCS 200/20-70)
    Sec. 20-70. 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 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    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 2-97. Board meetings; public records.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    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 2-128. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by three-fourths vote.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-132. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 25

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 25 heading)
ARTICLE 25.
BOONE COUNTY
COMMUNITY BUILDING COMPLEX

70 ILCS 200/25-1

    (70 ILCS 200/25-1)
    Sec. 25-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Community Building Complex Committee of Boone County Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-5

    (70 ILCS 200/25-5)
    Sec. 25-5. Purpose. The purpose of this Article is to allow the Citizens of Boone County to maintain, operate and enhance the existing community building complex and property geographically situated in Belvidere, Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-10

    (70 ILCS 200/25-10)
    Sec. 25-10. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Committee" means the Community Building Complex Committee of Boone County.
    "Committee" means the governing and administrative body of the Community Building Complex Committee of Boone County.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of Boone County.
    "Community organization" means a not for profit organization that has been registered with this State for at least 5 years as a not for profit organization, qualifies for tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and has been established in Boone County for at least 5 years; such as the YMCA and the Boone County Arts Council.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-15

    (70 ILCS 200/25-15)
    Sec. 25-15. Creation of Committee.
    (a) The Community Building Complex Committee of Boone County is created as a political subdivision, body politic, and municipal corporation.
    (b) The principal office of the Committee shall be in Boone County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-20

    (70 ILCS 200/25-20)
    Sec. 25-20. Duties. The Committee shall promote, operate, and maintain civic meetings and theatrical, sports, and cultural activities from time to time in the Boone County area. In connection with its duties, the Committee shall arrange, finance, and maintain industrial, cultural, educational, theatrical, sports, trade, and scientific exhibits and shall construct, equip, and maintain auditorium, exposition, recreational, and office buildings for those purposes. Providing office space for lease and rental and leasing air space over and appurtenant to those structures are integral functions of the Committee. The Committee is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform its duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-25

    (70 ILCS 200/25-25)
    Sec. 25-25. Powers. The Committee 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 the Community Building Complex including sites, parking areas, and commercial facilities for those structures, located within Boone County.
    (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 Committee 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 Committee. The charges collected may be made available to defray the reasonable expenses of the Committee and to pay the principal of and interest on any bonds issued by the Committee.
    (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 200/25-27

    (70 ILCS 200/25-27)
    Sec. 25-27. Acquisition of property. The Committee has the power (i) to acquire and accept by purchase, lease, gift, or otherwise any property or rights from any person or persons, or from any municipal corporation, or body politic, (ii) to apply for and accept grants, matching grants, or loans from the State of Illinois or any agency or instrumentality of the State to be used for any of the purposes of the Committee other than capital development, and (iii) to enter into any agreement with the State of Illinois in relation to those grants, matching grants, or loans.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-30

    (70 ILCS 200/25-30)
    Sec. 25-30. Food and beverage tax.
    (a) For the sole purpose of obtaining funds for the support, construction, maintenance, or financing of a facility of the Committee, the city council of the City of Belvidere, within the city, and the county board of Boone County, within those areas of the county outside the City of Belvidere, may jointly impose a tax on the retail sale of food and beverages that have been prepared for immediate consumption. The tax shall not exceed the rate of 1% of the selling price of such food and beverages. A tax imposed under this Section shall be in addition to any other taxes imposed on food and beverages.
    (b) The purchaser of food and beverages shall be liable for the payment of a tax imposed under this Section. The city council of the City of Belvidere and the county board of Boone County may, however, jointly require that any person engaged in the business of making retail sales that are subject to the tax must collect the tax and pay over the proceeds of the tax as prescribed by ordinances of the city council and county board.
    (c) For the purposes of this Section, the support, construction, maintenance, or financing of a facility of the Committee may include the establishment of reserve funds and the expenditure of funds under an intergovernmental agreement for those purposes.
    (d) The authority to impose a tax under this Section terminates 10 years after the effective date of the ordinance authorizing the tax unless (i) a continuation of the tax is approved by the voters of Boone County by referendum conducted in accordance with the general election law or (ii) there are outstanding bonds of the Committee.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-35

    (70 ILCS 200/25-35)
    Sec. 25-35. Creation of the Committee. The governing and administrative body of the Committee shall consist of 11 members and shall be known as the Community Building Complex Committee. The members of the Committee shall be individuals of generally recognized ability and integrity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-40

    (70 ILCS 200/25-40)
    Sec. 25-40. Members of the Committee. Within 60 days after September 3, 1991 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 87-230), the appointing authorities shall appoint the initial members of the Committee as follows:
        (1) The chairman of the county board of Boone County,
    
with the advice and consent of the county board, shall appoint 2 members, one of whom shall not be a member of the county board.
        (2) The mayor of the City of Belvidere, with the
    
advice and consent of the city council, shall appoint 2 members, one of whom shall not be a member of the city council.
        (3) The supervisor of Belvidere Township, with the
    
advice and consent of the township board of trustees, shall appoint one member.
        (4) The boards of trustees of all townships within
    
Boone County, except Belvidere Township, shall collectively appoint one member.
        (5) The president of the Belvidere Park Board, with
    
the advice and consent of the park board, shall appoint one member.
        (6) The chairman of the county board of Boone County,
    
with the advice and consent of the county board, shall appoint 2 members from nominations submitted by community organizations.
        (7) The school board of Belvidere Community Unit
    
School District Number 100 shall appoint one member.
        (8) The school board of North Boone Community Unit
    
School District Number 200 shall appoint one member.
    The initial members of the Committee shall serve for terms determined by lot at the first meeting of the Committee as follows: 4 members for a term of one year; 4 members for a term of 2 years; and 3 members for a term of 3 years. 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 200/25-45

    (70 ILCS 200/25-45)
    Sec. 25-45. Removal of Board members. The appointing authority may remove any member of the Committee 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 200/25-50

    (70 ILCS 200/25-50)
    Sec. 25-50. Quorum; action by 6 Board members; approval by chairman. Six members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All actions of the Committee shall be by ordinance or resolution, and the affirmative vote of at least 6 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution. Before taking effect, all ordinances and resolutions shall be approved by the chairman of the Committee by signing the ordinance or resolution. If the chairman does not approve of an ordinance or resolution, he shall return it to the Committee with written objections at the next regular meeting of the Committee after the passage of the ordinance or resolution. If the chairman fails to return the ordinance or resolution with written objections at that meeting, the ordinance or resolution takes effect as if the chairman had approved it. Upon the return of a resolution or ordinance by the chairman with written objections, the Committee shall reconsider its vote. If upon reconsideration the resolution or ordinance passes with at least 7 votes, it shall take effect notwithstanding the veto of the chairman.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-55

    (70 ILCS 200/25-55)
    Sec. 25-55. Contracts.
    (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 Committee 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 Committee. The Committee is empowered to offer those leases upon terms it deems advisable.
    (c) In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Committee 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 7 members of the Committee 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 Committee and open to public inspection.
    (d) Members of the Committee, officers and employees of the Committee, and their relatives within the third 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 Committee 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 Committee may award the contract without competitive bidding if the contract is not less advantageous to the Committee than any valid bid received in response to advertisement.
    (f) The Committee 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 200/25-60

    (70 ILCS 200/25-60)
    Sec. 25-60. State appropriations for capital development prohibited. The Committee is prohibited from receiving or accepting any funds appropriated by the General Assembly to the Committee for the purpose of capital development.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/25-65

    (70 ILCS 200/25-65)
    Sec. 25-65. 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 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    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 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 30

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 30 heading)
ARTICLE 30.
BOWDRE TOWNSHIP CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/30-1

    (70 ILCS 200/30-1)
    Sec. 30-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Bowdre Township Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-5

    (70 ILCS 200/30-5)
    Sec. 30-5. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Authority" means the Bowdre Township Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Bowdre Township Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory which lies within the corporate boundaries of the Township of Bowdre, in the County of Douglas.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-10

    (70 ILCS 200/30-10)
    Sec. 30-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a unit of local government known as the Bowdre Township Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the Village of Hindsboro.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-12

    (70 ILCS 200/30-12)
    Sec. 30-12. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or any unit of local government or school district 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 revenues or income.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-13

    (70 ILCS 200/30-13)
    Sec. 30-13. Investment in bonds. The State and all counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns and other units of local government and public bodies, and public officers of any thereof, all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on an insurance business and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds issued pursuant to this Article, it being the purpose of this Section to authorize the investment in such bonds of all sinking, insurance, retirement, compensation, pension and trust funds, whether owned or controlled by private or public persons or officers; provided, however, that nothing contained in this Section may be construed as relieving any person from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities for investment.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-15

    (70 ILCS 200/30-15)
    Sec. 30-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be known as the Bowdre Township Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-20

    (70 ILCS 200/30-20)
    Sec. 30-20. Board members appointed. The Village President of Hindsboro and the Hindsboro Village Board of Trustees shall constitute the Bowdre Township Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Board. However, within 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1988, the Village President of Hindsboro, with the advice and consent of the Hindsboro Village Board of Trustees, shall appoint 2 members of the Bowdre Township Board of Trustees to serve as additional members of the Board. Before entering upon the duties of his office, each member of the Board shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it in the office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-25

    (70 ILCS 200/30-25)
    Sec. 30-25. Board members; concurrent offices. Members of the Board shall hold office during their term of office as the Village President of Hindsboro, on the Hindsboro Village Board of Trustees or on the Bowdre Township Board of Trustees. If any member appointed to the Board pursuant to this amendatory Act of 1988 ceases to be a member of the Bowdre Township Board of Trustees, a vacancy in his office on the Board shall be deemed to have occurred, and such vacancy shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-30

    (70 ILCS 200/30-30)
    Sec. 30-30. 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 Village President of Hindsboro.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/30-35

    (70 ILCS 200/30-35)
    Sec. 30-35. 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 2-17. Duties; auditorium and other buildings.
    Section 2-21. Rights and powers.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-36. Acquisition of property from person or governmental agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    Section 2-51. Borrowing; revenue bonds; mandamus or other actions to compel performance.
    Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; conflict of interest.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 35

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 35 heading)
ARTICLE 35.
BROWNSTOWN PARK
DISTRICT CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/35-1

    (70 ILCS 200/35-1)
    Sec. 35-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Brownstown Park District Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/35-5

    (70 ILCS 200/35-5)
    Sec. 35-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Brownstown Park District Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Brownstown Park District Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the Brownstown Park District in the County of Fayette.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/35-10

    (70 ILCS 200/35-10)
    Sec. 35-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Brownstown Park District Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the Village of Brownstown.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/35-15

    (70 ILCS 200/35-15)
    Sec. 35-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Brownstown Park District 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 200/35-20

    (70 ILCS 200/35-20)
    Sec. 35-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 3, 1985 (the effective date of Article 5 of Public Act 84-245), the President of the Village of Brownstown with the advice and consent of the Village board of trustees shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1986; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1987; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1988. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/35-25

    (70 ILCS 200/35-25)
    Sec. 35-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the village board of trustees, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days' notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/35-30

    (70 ILCS 200/35-30)
    Sec. 35-30. 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 of Fayette county in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/35-35

    (70 ILCS 200/35-35)
    Sec. 35-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 40

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 40 heading)
ARTICLE 40.
CARBONDALE CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/40-1

    (70 ILCS 200/40-1)
    Sec. 40-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Carbondale Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/40-5

    (70 ILCS 200/40-5)
    Sec. 40-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Carbondale Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Carbondale Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Carbondale.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/40-10

    (70 ILCS 200/40-10)
    Sec. 40-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Carbondale Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Carbondale.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/40-15

    (70 ILCS 200/40-15)
    Sec. 40-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Carbondale 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 200/40-20

    (70 ILCS 200/40-20)
    Sec. 40-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 11, 1989 (the effective date of Article 2 of Public Act 86-907), the mayor of Carbondale, with the advice and consent of the city council, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1990; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/40-25

    (70 ILCS 200/40-25)
    Sec. 40-25. Removal of Board members. The mayor of Carbondale, with the advice and consent of the city council, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return receipt requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/40-30

    (70 ILCS 200/40-30)
    Sec. 40-30. 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 of Jackson County in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/40-35

    (70 ILCS 200/40-35)
    Sec. 40-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 45

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 45 heading)
ARTICLE 45.
CAVE IN ROCK TOWNSHIP CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/45-1

    (70 ILCS 200/45-1)
    Sec. 45-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Cave in Rock Township Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/45-5

    (70 ILCS 200/45-5)
    Sec. 45-5. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Cave in Rock Township Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Cave in Rock Township Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of Cave in Rock Township in Hardin County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/45-10

    (70 ILCS 200/45-10)
    Sec. 45-10. Creation of Authority.
    (a) The Cave in Rock Township 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 Cave in Rock Township.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/45-12

    (70 ILCS 200/45-12)
    Sec. 45-12. 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 200/45-15

    (70 ILCS 200/45-15)
    Sec. 45-15. Creation of the Board. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Cave in Rock Township 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 200/45-20

    (70 ILCS 200/45-20)
    Sec. 45-20. Members of the Board appointed. Within 60 days after September 11, 1990 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 86-1414), the village president of the village of Cave in Rock, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of the village of Cave in Rock, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; 2 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992; and 2 members for initial terms 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. At least 3 members of the Board shall be residents of that part of the township of Cave in Rock outside the corporate limits of the village of Cave in Rock. The remaining members shall be residents of the village of Cave in Rock.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/45-25

    (70 ILCS 200/45-25)
    Sec. 45-25. Removal of Board members. The village president of the village of Cave in Rock, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of the village of Cave in Rock, 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 200/45-30

    (70 ILCS 200/45-30)
    Sec. 45-30. 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 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    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 2-126. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 4 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 50

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 50 heading)
ARTICLE 50.
CENTRE EAST CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/50-1

    (70 ILCS 200/50-1)
    Sec. 50-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Centre East Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-5

    (70 ILCS 200/50-5)
    Sec. 50-5. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Authority" means the Centre East Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Centre East Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of Niles Township or any municipality a part of which lies within Niles Township.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-10

    (70 ILCS 200/50-10)
    Sec. 50-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a unit of local government known as the Centre East Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the Village of Skokie.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-15

    (70 ILCS 200/50-15)
    Sec. 50-15. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by the Authority, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in the ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of Illinois.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority, to pay:
    (a) the cost of leasing, maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical or cultural expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold, the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-16

    (70 ILCS 200/50-16)
    Sec. 50-16. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or any unit of local government or school district 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 revenues or income.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-17

    (70 ILCS 200/50-17)
    Sec. 50-17. Investment in bonds. The State and all counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns and other units of local government and public bodies, and public officers of any thereof, all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on an insurance business and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds issued pursuant to this Article.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-20

    (70 ILCS 200/50-20)
    Sec. 50-20. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Centre East Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/50-25

    (70 ILCS 200/50-25)
    Sec. 50-25. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 17, 1984 (the effective date of Article 5 of Public Act 83-1456), the Mayor of Skokie shall appoint 3 members of the Board, one member to be appointed for a term of one year, one member to be appointed for a term of 2 years, and one member to be appointed for a term of 3 years; and the Township Supervisor of Niles Township shall appoint 3 members of the Board, one member to be appointed for a term of one year, one member to be appointed for a term of 2 years, and one member to be appointed for a term of 3 years; such terms commencing on the date each is appointed. Within 90 days after September 17, 1984, the 6 members of the Board so appointed shall appoint the remaining 3 members of the Board, one member to be appointed for a term of one year, one member to be appointed for a term of 2 years, and one member to be appointed for a term of 3 years; such terms commencing on the date each is appointed. After September 1, 1990, upon the expiration of the terms of the remaining 3 members of the Board (formerly appointed by the other 6 members), their successors shall thereafter be appointed by the Mayor of Skokie. After September 1, 1990, all appointments made by the Mayor of Skokie shall be made with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of Skokie, and all appointments made by the Township Supervisor of Niles Township shall be made with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of Niles Township. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed in 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 200/50-30

    (70 ILCS 200/50-30)
    Sec. 50-30. 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, the Village of Skokie and the Township of Niles, and with the clerk of any other municipality to whose mayor or village president the power to appoint a member of the Board has been delegated.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/50-35

    (70 ILCS 200/50-35)
    Sec. 50-35. 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 2-17. Duties; auditorium and other buildings.
    Section 2-21. Rights and powers.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-36. Acquisition of property from person or governmental agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 55

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 55 heading)
ARTICLE 55.
CHICAGO SOUTH CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/55-1

    (70 ILCS 200/55-1)
    Sec. 55-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Chicago South Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-5

    (70 ILCS 200/55-5)
    Sec. 55-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Chicago South Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Chicago South Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Harvey and the Villages of Flossmoor, Lansing, South Holland, Homewood, East Hazel Crest, and Glenwood, together with the territory within the boundaries of other Illinois municipalities that become part of the metropolitan area as provided in Section 55-15.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-10

    (70 ILCS 200/55-10)
    Sec. 55-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Chicago South Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Harvey.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-15

    (70 ILCS 200/55-15)
    Sec. 55-15. Inclusion of contiguous territory within metropolitan area. A municipality that is contiguous to the metropolitan area may, by ordinance, request that its territory be included within the metropolitan area. The request shall be made to the Board of the Authority. If the Board, by ordinance, approves the request, the territory of the requesting municipality shall thereafter be part of the metropolitan area.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-20

    (70 ILCS 200/55-20)
    Sec. 55-20. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be known as the Chicago South 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 200/55-25

    (70 ILCS 200/55-25)
    Sec. 55-25. Board members appointed. On September 26, 1991 (the effective date of Public Act 87-738), the terms of all the current Board members shall expire. Within 60 days after that date, the mayor or president, as the case may be, of each of the following municipalities, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of that municipality, shall appoint one member to the Board, for a total of 7 members: Harvey, Flossmoor, Lansing, South Holland, Homewood, East Hazel Crest, and Glenwood. Two members shall serve for terms expiring June 1, 1993, 2 members for terms expiring June 1, 1994, and 3 members for terms expiring June 1, 1995. Terms of the members shall be determined by lot at the first meeting of the Board after all appointments are made. Within 60 days after the territory of a municipality becomes part of the metropolitan area as provided in Section 55-15, the mayor or president, as the case may be, of that municipality, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of that municipality, shall appoint one member to the Board, who shall be an additional member; that additional member shall serve an initial term expiring on June 1 of the second calendar year after appointment. The successors of the 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. The Board may, by ordinance, appoint from one to 5 additional members of the Board, those additional members to serve at the pleasure of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-30

    (70 ILCS 200/55-30)
    Sec. 55-30. Board members; vacancy in office. Members of the Board, except additional members appointed by the Board, shall hold office until their respective successors have been appointed and qualified. Any member, except additional members appointed by the Board, may resign from office to take effect when his or her successor has been appointed and has qualified. An additional member appointed by the Board may resign from office to take effect upon the date the member specifies. The mayor or president, as the case may be, with the advice and consent of the corporate authorities of the municipality, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him or her 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 him or her and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his or her own defense upon not less than 10 days notice. In case of failure to qualify within the time required or of abandonment of office or in case of death, conviction of a felony or removal from office, a member's office shall become vacant. Each vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment in like manner, as in case of expiration of the term of a member of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-35

    (70 ILCS 200/55-35)
    Sec. 55-35. Organization of the Board. As soon as practicably possible after the appointment of the members as provided in Public Act 87-738, the Board shall organize for the transaction of business, select a chairperson and a temporary secretary from its own number and adopt by-laws and regulations to govern its proceedings. The initial chairperson and his or her successors shall be elected by the Board from time to time for the term of his or her office as a member of the Board or for the term of 3 years, whichever is shorter. Actions taken by the Board before September 26, 1991 (the effective date of Public Act 87-738) shall remain in force until changed by the Board on or after that date.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-40

    (70 ILCS 200/55-40)
    Sec. 55-40. Quorum; action by majority of Board members. A majority of all the appointed 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 a majority of all the appointed members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-45

    (70 ILCS 200/55-45)
    Sec. 55-45. Contracts. All contracts for the sale of property of the 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 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 insure 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 such leases upon such terms as it deems advisable.
    In determining the responsibility of any bidder, the Board may take into account the past records of dealings with the bidder, experience, adequacy of equipment, 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 a majority of all the appointed 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.
    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 200/55-50

    (70 ILCS 200/55-50)
    Sec. 55-50. 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 of Cook County in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/55-55

    (70 ILCS 200/55-55)
    Sec. 55-55. 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 the City of Harvey.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/55-60

    (70 ILCS 200/55-60)
    Sec. 55-60. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-97. 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 2-140. State financial support.
    Section 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 60

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 60 heading)
ARTICLE 60.
COLLINSVILLE CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/60-1

    (70 ILCS 200/60-1)
    Sec. 60-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Collinsville Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/60-5

    (70 ILCS 200/60-5)
    Sec. 60-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Collinsville Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Collinsville Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Collinsville.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/60-10

    (70 ILCS 200/60-10)
    Sec. 60-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of Collinsville Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area. The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Collinsville.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/60-15

    (70 ILCS 200/60-15)
    Sec. 60-15. Food and beverage tax.
    (a) For the sole purpose of obtaining funds for the support, construction, maintenance or financing of a facility of the Authority, the corporate authorities of the City of Collinsville may impose a tax on the retail sale of food and beverages that have been prepared for immediate consumption. The tax shall not exceed the rate of 1% of the selling price of such food and beverages. A tax imposed pursuant to this Section shall be in addition to any other taxes imposed with respect to such food and beverages.
    (b) The purchaser of such food and beverages shall be liable for the payment of a tax imposed pursuant to this Section. However, the corporate authorities of the City of Collinsville may require that any person engaged in the business of making retail sales that are subject to the tax collect the tax and pay over the proceeds of the tax as prescribed by ordinance of the corporate authorities.
    (c) If the corporate authorities of the City of Collinsville determine that all persons engaged in the business of making retail sales of such food and beverages within the City of Collinsville will benefit from the support, construction, maintenance or financing of the facility for which the tax is imposed, the corporate authorities shall impose the tax throughout the City. If, however, the corporate authorities determine that only persons engaged in such retail sales within a particular area within the City of Collinsville will benefit from such support, construction, maintenance or financing, the corporate authorities shall by ordinance establish that area as a special purpose district and shall impose the tax only within the district. In such case the corporate authorities of the City of Collinsville shall be the governing body of the district and shall have the authority to impose the tax pursuant to this Section and expend revenues from the tax for the purposes specified in this Section.
    (d) For purposes of this Section, the support, construction, maintenance or financing of a facility of the Authority may include the establishment of reserve funds and the expenditure of funds pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement for such purposes.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/60-20

    (70 ILCS 200/60-20)
    Sec. 60-20. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Collinsville Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/60-25

    (70 ILCS 200/60-25)
    Sec. 60-25. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1985 (the effective date of Public Act 83-1127), the Mayor of Collinsville with the advice and consent of the Collinsville City Council shall appoint 9 members of the Board, 3 members to be appointed for a term of one year, 3 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 Collinsville City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Collinsville 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 200/60-30

    (70 ILCS 200/60-30)
    Sec. 60-30. 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 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-83. Removal of Board member from office.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 65

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 65 heading)
ARTICLE 65.
COLUMBIA CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/65-1

    (70 ILCS 200/65-1)
    Sec. 65-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Columbia Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/65-5

    (70 ILCS 200/65-5)
    Sec. 65-5. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Columbia Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Columbia Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the city of Columbia in Monroe County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/65-10

    (70 ILCS 200/65-10)
    Sec. 65-10. Creation of Authority. The Columbia Civic Center Authority is created as a political subdivision, body politic, and municipal corporation in the metropolitan area. The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Columbia.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/65-12

    (70 ILCS 200/65-12)
    Sec. 65-12. 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 200/65-15

    (70 ILCS 200/65-15)
    Sec. 65-15. Creation of the Board. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Columbia 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 200/65-20

    (70 ILCS 200/65-20)
    Sec. 65-20. Members of the Board appointed. Within 60 days after September 11, 1990 (the effective date of Article 2 of Public Act 86-1414), the mayor of Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Columbia city council, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; 2 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992; and 2 members for initial terms 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 200/65-25

    (70 ILCS 200/65-25)
    Sec. 65-25. Removal of Board members. The mayor of Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Columbia city council, 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 200/65-30

    (70 ILCS 200/65-30)
    Sec. 65-30. 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 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    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 2-126. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 4 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 70

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 70 heading)
ARTICLE 70.
CRYSTAL LAKE CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/70-1

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

70 ILCS 200/70-5

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

70 ILCS 200/70-10

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

70 ILCS 200/70-15

    (70 ILCS 200/70-15)
    Sec. 70-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Crystal Lake 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 200/70-20

    (70 ILCS 200/70-20)
    Sec. 70-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1988 (the effective date of Article II of Public Act 85-793), the Mayor of the City of Crystal Lake, with the advice and consent of the Crystal Lake City Council, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1988; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1989; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1990. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/70-25

    (70 ILCS 200/70-25)
    Sec. 70-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the Crystal Lake City Council, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return receipt requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/70-30

    (70 ILCS 200/70-30)
    Sec. 70-30. 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 of McHenry County in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/70-35

    (70 ILCS 200/70-35)
    Sec. 70-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 75

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 75 heading)
ARTICLE 75.
DECATUR CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/75-1

    (70 ILCS 200/75-1)
    Sec. 75-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Decatur Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-5

    (70 ILCS 200/75-5)
    Sec. 75-5. Purpose. It is the purpose of this Article to provide for a Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in Decatur.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-10

    (70 ILCS 200/75-10)
    Sec. 75-10. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Decatur Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Decatur Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Decatur.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-15

    (70 ILCS 200/75-15)
    Sec. 75-15. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a unit of local government known as the Decatur Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Decatur.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-20

    (70 ILCS 200/75-20)
    Sec. 75-20. 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 fair expositions 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 the exercise of the right of eminent domain under 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 200/75-22

    (70 ILCS 200/75-22)
    Sec. 75-22. 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 200/75-25

    (70 ILCS 200/75-25)
    Sec. 75-25. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or any unit of local government or school district 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 revenues or income.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-30

    (70 ILCS 200/75-30)
    Sec. 75-30. Investment in bonds. The State and all counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns and other units of local government and public bodies, and public officers of any thereof; all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on an insurance business; and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds issued pursuant to this Article, it being the purpose of this Section to authorize the investment in such bonds of all sinking, insurance, retirement, compensation, pension and trust funds, whether owned or controlled by private or public persons or officers; provided, however, that nothing contained in this Section may be construed as relieving any person from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities for investment.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-35

    (70 ILCS 200/75-35)
    Sec. 75-35. Bonds other than revenue bonds. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 2-52, 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 in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order such proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall bonds of the "Decatur
 Metropolitan Exposition,              YES
 Auditorium and Office Building
 Authority" to the  amount of     ----------------------------
 ........  Dollars ($    ) be          NO
 issued  for the purpose of
 ..........?
--------------------------------------------------------------
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-40

    (70 ILCS 200/75-40)
    Sec. 75-40. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 75-35, 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.
    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 .0005% of the full fair cash value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-45

    (70 ILCS 200/75-45)
    Sec. 75-45. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board known as the Decatur Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Board and shall consist of 9 members.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-50

    (70 ILCS 200/75-50)
    Sec. 75-50. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after October 1, 1975 (the effective date of Public Act 79-794), the Mayor of Decatur, with the advice and consent of the Decatur city council, shall appoint 9 members of the board, 3 members to be appointed for terms of 1 year, 3 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. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Decatur in 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 200/75-55

    (70 ILCS 200/75-55)
    Sec. 75-55. Quorum; action by 5 Board members. Three 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 5 members of the Board shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/75-60

    (70 ILCS 200/75-60)
    Sec. 75-60. 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 2-36. Acquisition of property from person or governmental agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    Section 2-52. Borrowing; revenue bonds; interest payable semi-annually; bond sale price; effect of Omnibus Bond Acts.
    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 2-97. Board meetings; public records.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-135. Report and financial statement.
    Section 2-140. State financial support.
    Section 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
    Section 2-155. Partial invalidity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 80

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 80 heading)
ARTICLE 80.
DUPAGE COUNTY CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/80-1

    (70 ILCS 200/80-1)
    Sec. 80-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the DuPage County Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-5

    (70 ILCS 200/80-5)
    Sec. 80-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means DuPage County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the DuPage County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within DuPage County, except for those portions lying within municipalities which have a civic center authority within the corporate limits of such municipalities, and except for those portions within the metropolitan area of the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-10

    (70 ILCS 200/80-10)
    Sec. 80-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of DuPage County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in DuPage County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-15

    (70 ILCS 200/80-15)
    Sec. 80-15. 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 fair expositions grounds, convention or exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, and office and county 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 the exercise of the right of eminent domain under 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 200/80-17

    (70 ILCS 200/80-17)
    Sec. 80-17. 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 200/80-20

    (70 ILCS 200/80-20)
    Sec. 80-20. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is nonnegotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of Illinois.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest and except that the selling price of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of bonds shall not exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, computed to absolute maturity of said bonds or certificates according to standard tables of bond values.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, cultural, expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of Public Act 86-4, 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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-25

    (70 ILCS 200/80-25)
    Sec. 80-25. Bonds other than revenue bonds. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 80-20, 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 in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order such proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall bonds of the "DuPage County        YES
Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium
and Office Building Authority"  to      ----------------------
the amount of .... Dollars ($    )
be issued for the purpose of ....?           NO
--------------------------------------------------------------
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-30

    (70 ILCS 200/80-30)
    Sec. 80-30. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 80-25, 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.
    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 .0005% of the full fair cash value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/80-35

    (70 ILCS 200/80-35)
    Sec. 80-35. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the DuPage County Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/80-40

    (70 ILCS 200/80-40)
    Sec. 80-40. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 17, 1984 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 83-1456), the Chairman of the DuPage County Board, with the advice and consent of the DuPage County Board, shall appoint 9 members of the DuPage County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority, 3 members to be appointed for terms of 1 year, 3 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. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Chairman of the DuPage County Board in 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 200/80-45

    (70 ILCS 200/80-45)
    Sec. 80-45. 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 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 85

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 85 heading)
ARTICLE 85.
ELGIN CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/85-1

    (70 ILCS 200/85-1)
    Sec. 85-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Elgin Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/85-5

    (70 ILCS 200/85-5)
    Sec. 85-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Elgin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Elgin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Elgin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/85-10

    (70 ILCS 200/85-10)
    Sec. 85-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Elgin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Elgin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/85-15

    (70 ILCS 200/85-15)
    Sec. 85-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Elgin Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/85-20

    (70 ILCS 200/85-20)
    Sec. 85-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 17, 1984 (the effective date of Article 3 of Public Act 83-1456), the Mayor of Elgin with the advice and consent of the Elgin City Council shall appoint 7 members of the Board, 2 members to be appointed for a term 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 Elgin City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Elgin 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 200/85-25

    (70 ILCS 200/85-25)
    Sec. 85-25. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act. All funds deposited by the treasurer in any bank shall be placed in the name of the Authority and shall be withdrawn or paid out only by check or draft upon the bank, signed by the treasurer and countersigned by the Chairman of the Board. The Board may designate any of its members or any officer or employee of the Authority to affix the signature of the chairman and another to affix the signature of the treasurer to any check or draft for payment of salaries or wages and for payment of any other obligation of not more than $2,500.
    No bank or savings and loan association shall receive public funds as permitted by this Section unless it has complied with the requirements established pursuant to Section 6 of the Public Funds Investment Act.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/85-30

    (70 ILCS 200/85-30)
    Sec. 85-30. 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 Kane County to compel compliance with the provisions of this Act relating to the awarding of contracts by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/85-35

    (70 ILCS 200/85-35)
    Sec. 85-35. 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 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-65. Bonds other than revenue bonds.
    Section 2-70. Tax.
    Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; 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 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    Section 2-100. Secretary; treasurer.
    Section 2-110. Signatures on checks or drafts.
    Section 2-115. General manager; other appointments.
    Section 2-122. Rules and regulations; penalties.
    Section 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 90

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 90 heading)
ARTICLE 90.
FOREST PARK CIVIC CENTER

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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 95

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 95 heading)
ARTICLE 95.
HERRIN CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/95-1

    (70 ILCS 200/95-1)
    Sec. 95-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Herrin Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/95-5

    (70 ILCS 200/95-5)
    Sec. 95-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Herrin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Herrin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Herrin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/95-10

    (70 ILCS 200/95-10)
    Sec. 95-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Herrin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Herrin Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority shall be in the City of Herrin.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/95-15

    (70 ILCS 200/95-15)
    Sec. 95-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Herrin Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/95-20

    (70 ILCS 200/95-20)
    Sec. 95-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1984 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 83-911), the Mayor of Herrin, with the advice and consent of the Herrin City Council, shall appoint 7 members of the Board, 2 members to be appointed for a term 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 Herrin City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Herrin 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 200/95-25

    (70 ILCS 200/95-25)
    Sec. 95-25. 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 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-83. Removal of Board member from office.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 100

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 100 heading)
ARTICLE 100.
ILLINOIS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER

70 ILCS 200/100-1

    (70 ILCS 200/100-1)
    Sec. 100-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Illinois International Convention Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-5

    (70 ILCS 200/100-5)
    Sec. 100-5. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Authority" means the Illinois International Convention Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Illinois International Convention Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory which lies within the corporate boundaries of the Village of Schaumburg.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-10

    (70 ILCS 200/100-10)
    Sec. 100-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a unit of local government known as the Illinois International Convention Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the Village of Schaumburg.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-15

    (70 ILCS 200/100-15)
    Sec. 100-15. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by the Authority, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in the ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of Illinois.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority, to pay:
    (a) the cost of leasing, maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical or cultural expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold, the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-20

    (70 ILCS 200/100-20)
    Sec. 100-20. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority be or become an indebtedness or obligation of the State of Illinois or any unit of local government or school district 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 revenues or income.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-25

    (70 ILCS 200/100-25)
    Sec. 100-25. Investment in bonds. The State and all counties, cities, villages, incorporated towns and other units of local government and public bodies, and public officers of any thereof; all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on an insurance business; and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds issued pursuant to this Article.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-30

    (70 ILCS 200/100-30)
    Sec. 100-30. Bonds other than revenue bonds; election. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 100-15, 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 in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order such proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall bonds of the Illinois
International Convention Center          YES
Authority to the amount of......     -------------------------
Dollars ($    ) be issued for the        NO
purpose of....?
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(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-35

    (70 ILCS 200/100-35)
    Sec. 100-35. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 100-30, 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.
    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 .0005% of the full fair cash value of the taxable property in the metropolitan area, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-40

    (70 ILCS 200/100-40)
    Sec. 100-40. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Illinois International Convention Center 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 200/100-45

    (70 ILCS 200/100-45)
    Sec. 100-45. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 17, 1984 (the effective date of Article 6 of Public Act 83-1456), the Village President of Schaumburg, with the advice and consent of the Schaumburg Village Board of Trustees, 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. Within 60 days after September 11, 1990 (the effective date of Article 4 of Public Act 86-1414), the Village President of Schaumburg, with the advice and consent of the Schaumburg Village Board of Trustees, shall appoint 2 additional members of the Board, one member to be appointed for a term of 2 years and one member to be appointed for a term of 3 years, the terms commencing on the date each is appointed. One of the members appointed may be a representative from the Schaumburg Village Board of Trustees. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Village President of Schaumburg 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 200/100-50

    (70 ILCS 200/100-50)
    Sec. 100-50. 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 Village President of Schaumburg.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/100-55

    (70 ILCS 200/100-55)
    Sec. 100-55. 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 2-17. Duties; auditorium and other buildings.
    Section 2-21. Rights and powers.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-36. Acquisition of property from person or governmental agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; 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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 105

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 105 heading)
ARTICLE 105.
ILLINOIS-MICHIGAN CANAL
NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/105-1

    (70 ILCS 200/105-1)
    Sec. 105-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-5

    (70 ILCS 200/105-5)
    Sec. 105-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the municipalities of Lyons, McCook, Hodgkins, Countryside, Indianhead Park, Willow Springs, Justice, Bridgeview, Bedford Park, Summit and Lemont, and all the incorporated area lying within the Village of Burr Ridge, all the unincorporated area lying within Cook and DuPage County, which is bounded on the North by the north line of the Des Plaines River, on the west by a line 10,000 feet west of the center line of Illinois Rt. 83, on the south by the north line of the Sanitary & Ship Canal, and all the unincorporated area lying within Cook and DuPage County which is bounded on the northwest by the north line of the Sanitary Drainage & Ship Canal, on the South by the Calumet Sag Channel, and on the East by the center line of Illinois Rt. 83, and all the area not lying within a city, village or incorporated town lying within Lemont Township which is located north of a line commencing at the intersection of the east line of Lemont Township and McCarthy Road (123rd Street), thence westerly until the intersection of McCarthy Road and Archer Avenue, thence southwesterly until the intersection of Archer Avenue and 127th Street, thence westerly to the west line of Lemont Township, and all the unincorporated municipal area lying within Community College District No. 524, located in Lyons and Palos Townships, lying north of a line commencing at a point which is the intersection lines of Harlem Avenue and Archer Road, thence southwesterly along the center line of Archer Road to the center line of 96th Avenue (LaGrange Road), thence southerly along said center line of 96th Avenue to the center line of McCarthy Road (123rd Street), thence westerly along the center line of McCarthy Road to the west line of Palos Township.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98; 90-655, eff. 7-30-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-10

    (70 ILCS 200/105-10)
    Sec. 105-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be temporarily in the Village of Summit.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-15

    (70 ILCS 200/105-15)
    Sec. 105-15. Duties. It shall be the duty of the Authority to promote the Illinois-Michigan Canal and those capital projects which are in support of the operation of the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Corridor and to operate and maintain boat ramps, nature paths, campgrounds and other recreational facilities in the metropolitan area. The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform such duties, except the power of eminent domain.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-20

    (70 ILCS 200/105-20)
    Sec. 105-20. 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 land and buildings, including sites for boat ramps, campgrounds, nature paths and other recreational and parking areas and facilities therefor located within the metropolitan area. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to grant the Authority the power of eminent domain.
    (b) To enter into contracts treating in any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article.
    (c) To plan for such facilities and to allow the use of such facilities whether conducted by the Authority or some other person or governmental agency.
    (d) To fix and collect just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory charges and rents for the use of such parking areas and facilities, grounds and buildings 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. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-25

    (70 ILCS 200/105-25)
    Sec. 105-25. Borrowing; revenue bonds. Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates as provided in Section 2 of the Bond Authorization Act, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring suits at law or proceedings in equity to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is nonnegotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of Illinois.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the maximum rate permitted by law, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating such facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the recreational activities and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-30

    (70 ILCS 200/105-30)
    Sec. 105-30. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 12 members and shall be known as the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center 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 200/105-35

    (70 ILCS 200/105-35)
    Sec. 105-35. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after July 1, 1984 (the effective date of Public Act 83-893), the Mayor of each municipality within the metropolitan area, with the advice and consent of the governing body thereof, shall appoint one member of the board for a term of 4 years, such terms commencing on the date each is appointed. The additional member authorized by Public Act 85-791 shall be appointed by the Village President of Burr Ridge within 60 days after January 1, 1988 (the effective date of Public Act 85-791). At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of the appropriate municipality in like manner. All successors shall hold office for a term of 4 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 200/105-38

    (70 ILCS 200/105-38)
    Sec. 105-38. Organization of the Board. As soon as practicably possible after the appointment of the initial members, the Board shall organize for the transaction of business, select a chairman and a temporary secretary from its own number, select a location for its principal office and adopt bylaws and regulations to govern its proceedings. The initial chairman and his successors shall be elected by the Board from time to time for the term of his office as a member of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-40

    (70 ILCS 200/105-40)
    Sec. 105-40. Quorum; action by vote of 7 Board members. Board. A majority of the 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 7 members shall be necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/105-45

    (70 ILCS 200/105-45)
    Sec. 105-45. Contracts; bidding. All contracts for sale of property of the 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 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.
    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 such leases upon such terms as it deems advisable.
    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 4/5 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.
    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 200/105-50

    (70 ILCS 200/105-50)
    Sec. 105-50. 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 2-25. 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 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness.
    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 2-97. 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 2-120. Ordinances, rules, and regulations; fines and penalties.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 110

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 110 heading)
ARTICLE 110.
ILLINOIS VALLEY CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/110-1

    (70 ILCS 200/110-1)
    Sec. 110-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Illinois Valley Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-5

    (70 ILCS 200/110-5)
    Sec. 110-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Illinois Valley Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Illinois Valley Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the Cities of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and Spring Valley in the County of LaSalle.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-10

    (70 ILCS 200/110-10)
    Sec. 110-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Illinois Valley Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be as determined by the Mayors of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and Spring Valley.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-15

    (70 ILCS 200/110-15)
    Sec. 110-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Illinois Valley 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 200/110-20

    (70 ILCS 200/110-20)
    Sec. 110-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 11, 1989 (the effective date of Article 6 of Public Act 86-907), the Mayors of the Cities of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and Spring Valley, with the advice and consent of the respective City Councils, shall appoint 1 member each of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1990; 1 member each for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-25

    (70 ILCS 200/110-25)
    Sec. 110-25. Removal of Board members. The Mayors of the Cities of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and Spring Valley, with the advice and consent of the respective City Councils, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him or her, 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 him or her and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his or her own defense upon not less than 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-30

    (70 ILCS 200/110-30)
    Sec. 110-30. 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 Mayors of the Cities of LaSalle, Oglesby, Peru and Spring Valley.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/110-35

    (70 ILCS 200/110-35)
    Sec. 110-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-132. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 115

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 115 heading)
ARTICLE 115.
JASPER COUNTY CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/115-1

    (70 ILCS 200/115-1)
    Sec. 115-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Jasper County Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-5

    (70 ILCS 200/115-5)
    Sec. 115-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Jasper County Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Jasper County Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the county of Jasper.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-10

    (70 ILCS 200/115-10)
    Sec. 115-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Jasper County Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in Jasper County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-13

    (70 ILCS 200/115-13)
    Sec. 115-13. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate permitted by the Bond Authorization Act, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring suits at law or proceedings in equity to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is non-negotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) The cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) The bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, and cultural expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals and from other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus proceedings in the circuit court of Jasper County to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-15

    (70 ILCS 200/115-15)
    Sec. 115-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Jasper County 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 200/115-20

    (70 ILCS 200/115-20)
    Sec. 115-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 3, 1985 (the effective date of Article 4 of Public Act 84-245), the chairman of the county board of Jasper County, with the advice and consent of the county board of Jasper County shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring July 1, 1986; 3 members for initial terms expiring July 1, 1987; and 3 members for initial terms expiring July 1, 1988. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-25

    (70 ILCS 200/115-25)
    Sec. 115-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the county board, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days' notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/115-30

    (70 ILCS 200/115-30)
    Sec. 115-30. 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 of Jasper County in which the metropolitan area is located 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 200/115-35

    (70 ILCS 200/115-35)
    Sec. 115-35. 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 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 120

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 120 heading)
ARTICLE 120.
JEFFERSON COUNTY CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/120-1

    (70 ILCS 200/120-1)
    Sec. 120-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Jefferson County Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/120-5

    (70 ILCS 200/120-5)
    Sec. 120-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Jefferson County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Jefferson County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the County of Jefferson.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/120-10

    (70 ILCS 200/120-10)
    Sec. 120-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Jefferson County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area. The principal office of the Jefferson County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority shall be in the City of Mount Vernon.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/120-15

    (70 ILCS 200/120-15)
    Sec. 120-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Jefferson County Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/120-20

    (70 ILCS 200/120-20)
    Sec. 120-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1984 (the effective date of Article 1 of Public Act 83-911), the Mayor of Mount Vernon, with the advice and consent of the Mount Vernon City Council, shall appoint 7 members of the Board, 2 members to be appointed for a term 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 Mount Vernon City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of Mount Vernon 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 200/120-25

    (70 ILCS 200/120-25)
    Sec. 120-25. 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 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    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 2-83. Removal of Board member from office.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 125

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 125 heading)
ARTICLE 125.
JO DAVIESS COUNTY CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/125-1

    (70 ILCS 200/125-1)
    Sec. 125-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Jo Daviess County Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-5

    (70 ILCS 200/125-5)
    Sec. 125-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Jo Daviess County Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Jo Daviess County Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within Jo Daviess County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-10

    (70 ILCS 200/125-10)
    Sec. 125-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Jo Daviess County Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in Jo Daviess County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-15

    (70 ILCS 200/125-15)
    Sec. 125-15. 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 fair expositions grounds, convention or exhibition centers, civic auditoriums, and office and county 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 the exercise of the right of eminent domain under 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 200/125-17

    (70 ILCS 200/125-17)
    Sec. 125-17. 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 200/125-20

    (70 ILCS 200/125-20)
    Sec. 125-20. Borrowing; revenue bonds. The Authority shall have continuing power to borrow money for the purpose of carrying out and performing its duties and exercising its powers under this Article.
    For the purpose of evidencing the obligation of the Authority to repay any money borrowed as aforesaid, the Authority may, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board, from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds, and may also from time to time issue and dispose of its interest bearing revenue bonds to refund any bonds at maturity or pursuant to redemption provisions or at any time before maturity with the consent of the holders thereof. All such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues or income to be derived from the fairs, expositions, exhibitions, rentals and leases and other authorized activities operated by it, and from funds, if any, received and to be received by the Authority from any other source. Such bonds may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, may bear interest at such rate or rates, not exceeding the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, may be in such form, may carry such registration privileges, may be executed in such manner, may be payable at such place or places, may be made subject to redemption in such manner and upon such terms, with or without premium as is stated on the face thereof, may be executed in such manner and may contain such terms and covenants, all as may be provided in said ordinance. In case any officer whose signature appears on any bond ceases (after attaching his signature) to hold office, his signature shall nevertheless be valid and effective for all purposes. The holder or holders of any bonds, or interest coupons appertaining thereto issued by the Authority may bring mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings to compel the performance and observance by the Authority or any of its officers, agents or employees of any contract or covenant made by the Authority with the holders of such bonds or interest coupons, to compel the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees to perform any duties required to be performed for the benefit of the holders of any such bonds or interest coupons by the provisions of the ordinance authorizing their issuance, and to enjoin the Authority and any of its officers, agents or employees from taking any action in conflict with any action in conflict with any such contract or covenant.
    Notwithstanding the form and tenor of any such bonds and in the absence of any express recital on the face thereof that it is nonnegotiable, all such bonds shall be negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of Illinois.
    The bonds shall be sold by the corporate authorities of the Authority in such manner as said corporate authorities shall determine, except that if issued to bear interest at the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, the bonds shall be sold for not less than par and accrued interest and except that the selling price of bonds bearing interest at a rate of less than the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, shall be such that the interest cost to the Authority of the money received from the sale of bonds shall not exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, computed to absolute maturity of said bonds or certificates according to standard tables of bond values.
    From and after the issuance of any bonds as herein provided it shall be the duty of the corporate authorities of the Authority to fix and establish rates, charges, rents, and fees for the use of facilities acquired, constructed, reconstructed, extended or improved with the proceeds of the sale of said bonds sufficient at all times, with other revenues of the Authority to pay:
    (a) the cost of maintaining, repairing, regulating and operating the said facilities; and
    (b) the bonds and interest thereon as they shall become due, and all sinking fund requirements and other requirements provided by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds or as provided by any trust agreement executed to secure payment thereof.
    To secure the payment of any or all of such bonds and for the purpose of setting forth the covenants and undertakings of the Authority in connection with the issuance thereof and the issuance of any additional bonds payable from such revenue income to be derived from the fairs, recreational, theatrical, cultural, expositions, sport activities, exhibitions, office rentals, and air space leases and rentals, and other revenue, if any, the Authority may execute and deliver a trust agreement or agreements; provided that no lien upon any physical property of the Authority shall be created thereby.
    A remedy for any breach or default of the terms of any such trust agreement by the Authority may be by mandamus, injunction, or other civil actions or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel performance and compliance therewith, but the trust agreement may prescribe by whom or on whose behalf such action may be instituted.
    Before any such bonds (excepting refunding bonds) are sold the entire authorized issue, or any part thereof, shall be offered for sale as a unit after advertising for bids at least 3 times in a daily newspaper of general circulation published in the metropolitan area, the last publication to be at least 10 days before bids are required to be filed. Copies of such advertisement may be published in any newspaper or financial publication in the United States. All bids shall be sealed, filed and opened as provided by ordinance and the bonds shall be awarded to the highest and best bidder or bidders therefor. The Authority shall have the right to reject all bids and readvertise for bids in the manner provided for in the initial advertisement. However, if no bids are received such bonds may be sold at not less than par value, without further advertising, within 60 days after the bids are required to be filed pursuant to any advertisement.
    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 Article 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 Article that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-22

    (70 ILCS 200/125-22)
    Sec. 125-22. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. Under no circumstances shall any bonds issued by the Authority under Section 125-20 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 200/125-25

    (70 ILCS 200/125-25)
    Sec. 125-25. Bonds other than revenue bonds; election. No bonds, other than revenue bonds issued pursuant to Section 125-20, 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 in accordance with the general election law. The Authority may by resolution order such proposition submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law, whereupon the recording officer shall certify the resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials for submission. Any proposition to issue bonds as herein set forth shall be in substantially the following form:
--------------------------------------------------------------
    Shall bonds of the "Jo Daviess
County Civic Center Authority"          YES
to the amount of.... Dollars        --------------------------
($    ) be issued for the purpose       NO
of....?
--------------------------------------------------------------
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-30

    (70 ILCS 200/125-30)
    Sec. 125-30. Tax. If a majority of the voters of said metropolitan area approve the issuance of bonds as provided in Section 125-25, 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.
    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 .0005% of the full fair cash value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-35

    (70 ILCS 200/125-35)
    Sec. 125-35. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Jo Daviess County Civic Center 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 200/125-40

    (70 ILCS 200/125-40)
    Sec. 125-40. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 3, 1985 (the effective date of Article 6 of Public Act 84-245), the Jo Daviess County Board shall appoint 9 members of the Jo Daviess County Civic Center Board, 3 members to be appointed for terms of 1 year, 3 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. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Jo Daviess County Board in 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 200/125-45

    (70 ILCS 200/125-45)
    Sec. 125-45. 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 County Board of Jo Daviess County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/125-50

    (70 ILCS 200/125-50)
    Sec. 125-50. 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 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    Section 2-101. Secretary; treasurer; funds deposited in bank or savings and loan association.
    Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds Investment Act.
    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 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by four-fifths vote.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 130

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 130 heading)
ARTICLE 130.
KATHERINE DUNHAM METROPOLITAN
EXPOSITION AND AUDITORIUM AUTHORITY

70 ILCS 200/130-1

    (70 ILCS 200/130-1)
    Sec. 130-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Katherine Dunham Metropolitan Exposition and Auditorium Authority Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/130-5

    (70 ILCS 200/130-5)
    Sec. 130-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Katherine Dunham Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Katherine Dunham Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of East St. Louis.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/130-10

    (70 ILCS 200/130-10)
    Sec. 130-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of Katherine Dunham Metropolitan Exposition, Auditorium and Office Building Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of East St. Louis.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/130-15

    (70 ILCS 200/130-15)
    Sec. 130-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Katherine Dunham Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building 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 200/130-20

    (70 ILCS 200/130-20)
    Sec. 130-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after September 3, 1985 (the effective date of Article 9 of Public Act 84-245), the Mayor of East St. Louis with the advice and consent of the East St. Louis City Council shall appoint 7 members of the Board, 2 members to be appointed for a term 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 East St. Louis City Council. At the expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed by the Mayor of East St. Louis 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 200/130-25

    (70 ILCS 200/130-25)
    Sec. 130-25. 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 St. Clair County to compel compliance with the provisions of this Act relating to the awarding of contracts by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/130-30

    (70 ILCS 200/130-30)
    Sec. 130-30. 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 2-16. Duties; auditorium and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    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 2-83. Removal of Board member from office.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    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 2-125. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 5 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    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.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 135

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 135 heading)
ARTICLE 135.
LAKE COUNTY METROPOLITAN
EXPOSITION AND AUDITORIUM AUTHORITY
(Repealed by P.A. 92-850, eff. 8-26-02)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 140

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 140 heading)
ARTICLE 140.
LEYDEN TOWNSHIP
SPACE NEEDS AUTHORITY

70 ILCS 200/140-1

    (70 ILCS 200/140-1)
    Sec. 140-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Leyden Township Space Needs Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-5

    (70 ILCS 200/140-5)
    Sec. 140-5. Purpose. The purpose of this Article is to provide a mechanism for the efficient planning, construction and utilization of facilities in Leyden Township.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-10

    (70 ILCS 200/140-10)
    Sec. 140-10. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Authority" means the Leyden Township Space Needs Authority.
    "Facilities" means offices, meeting rooms, space for child care, food, senior citizen and health care services, and parking lots and access roads.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Leyden Township Space Needs Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of Leyden Township in Cook County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-15

    (70 ILCS 200/140-15)
    Sec. 140-15. Creation of Authority.
    (a) The Leyden Township Space Needs 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 Leyden Township.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-20

    (70 ILCS 200/140-20)
    Sec. 140-20. Duties. The Authority shall plan for, promote, operate, and maintain facilities from time to time in the metropolitan area. In connection with its duties, the Authority shall arrange, finance, and maintain facilities for those purposes. Providing office space for lease and rental is an integral function of the Authority. The Authority is granted all rights and powers necessary to perform its duties.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-25

    (70 ILCS 200/140-25)
    Sec. 140-25. 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 facilities, including sites, parking areas, and commercial facilities for those structures, located within the metropolitan area.
    (b) To plan for grounds and buildings; to plan, sponsor, hold, arrange, and finance cultural, educational, trade, and scientific exhibits, shows, and events; and to use or allow the use of those grounds and buildings 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, 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.
    (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 200/140-30

    (70 ILCS 200/140-30)
    Sec. 140-30. Acquisition of property. The Authority has the power (i) to acquire and accept by purchase, lease, gift, or otherwise any property or rights from any person or persons or from any governmental agency, useful for its purposes, (ii) to apply for and accept grants, matching grants, loans, or appropriations from any governmental agency to be used for any of the purposes of the Authority, and (iii) to enter into any agreement with a governmental agency in relation to those grants, matching grants, loans, or appropriations.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-35

    (70 ILCS 200/140-35)
    Sec. 140-35. Creation of the Board. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Leyden Township Space Needs Authority Board. The members of the Board shall be individuals of generally recognized ability and integrity. The Supervisor of Leyden Township and the members of the Leyden Township Board of Trustees may be appointed members of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/140-40

    (70 ILCS 200/140-40)
    Sec. 140-40. Members of the Board. Within 60 days after January 1, 1992 (the effective date of Public Act 87-716), the supervisor of Leyden Township, with the advice and consent of the Leyden Township board of trustees, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring December 31, 1992; 3 members for initial terms expiring December 31, 1993; and 3 members for initial terms expiring December 31, 1994. 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 200/140-45

    (70 ILCS 200/140-45)
    Sec. 140-45. Removal of Board members. The supervisor of Leyden Township, with the advice and consent of the Leyden Township board of trustees, 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 200/140-50

    (70 ILCS 200/140-50)
    Sec. 140-50. Contracts.
    (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 5 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 third 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 200/140-55

    (70 ILCS 200/140-55)
    Sec. 140-55. 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 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    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 2-95. Meetings; action by 5 Board members.
    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 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/Art. 145

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 145 heading)
ARTICLE 145.
MARENGO CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/145-1

    (70 ILCS 200/145-1)
    Sec. 145-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Marengo Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/145-5

    (70 ILCS 200/145-5)
    Sec. 145-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Marengo Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Marengo Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of School District No. 154 in the County of McHenry.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/145-10

    (70 ILCS 200/145-10)
    Sec. 145-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Marengo Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the Marengo Park District.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/145-15

    (70 ILCS 200/145-15)
    Sec. 145-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 9 members and shall be known as the Marengo 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 200/145-20

    (70 ILCS 200/145-20)
    Sec. 145-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 1, 1988 (the effective date of Article I of Public Act 85-793), the President of the Marengo Park District, with the advice and consent of the Marengo Park Board, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1988; 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1989; and 3 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1990. 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.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/145-25

    (70 ILCS 200/145-25)
    Sec. 145-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the Marengo Park Board, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registere