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90_HB3232 60 ILCS 1/15-20 Amends the Township Code. Provides that when a city with a coterminous township annexes territory that is not disconnected from an adjacent township, a member of the city's council who resides in the portion of the annexed territory that is not disconnected from the adjacent township is not disqualified from serving on the board of the coterminous township or from voting on matters relating to the coterminous township. Effective immediately. LRB9010374MWpc LRB9010374MWpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Township Code by changing Section 2 15-20. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing 6 Section 15-20 as follows: 7 (60 ILCS 1/15-20) 8 Sec. 15-20. Failure of proposition to disconnect; status 9 quo. Where the proposition to disconnect the territory fails 10 and it remains with the adjacent township, the status quo and 11 operation of a township and the officers of a township 12 coterminous with a city at the time provided for in this 13 Article is not to be affected. Where the proposition to 14 disconnect fails, the status quo of a council of a city that 15 is coterminous with a township at the time provided for in 16 this Article and that already is vested with the authority to 17 exercise all powers vested in that township is not affected. 18 Where a city coterminous at the time provided for in this 19 Article has provided by operation of law that certain offices 20 of the city and the coterminous township shall be united in 21 the same person, or that the office and election of highway 22 commissioners shall be discontinued, that provision shall 23 continue to be the case after the proposition to disconnect 24 the territory fails. Where the proposition to disconnect 25 fails, vacancies in any of the township offices in a township 26 coterminous at the time provided for in this Section may 27 continue to be filled by the city council. Where the 28 proposition to disconnect fails or the city, its coterminous 29 township, and the adjacent township agree by 30 intergovernmental cooperation agreement that the territory 31 shall remain part of the adjacent township, the city may -2- LRB9010374MWpc 1 annex the territory and by doing so does not relinquish its 2 status as a city with a coterminous township. 3 A member of the city's council who resides in the portion 4 of the annexed territory that is not disconnected from the 5 adjacent township is not disqualified from serving on the 6 board of the conterminous township or from voting on matters 7 relating to the coterminous township. 8 (Source: P.A. 86-1299; 87-1197; 88-62.) 9 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 10 becoming law.
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