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90_HB3461eng 10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2 from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2 10 ILCS 5/2A-43a new 70 ILCS 200/Art. 57 heading new 70 ILCS 200/57-1 new 70 ILCS 200/57-5 new 70 ILCS 200/57-10 new 70 ILCS 200/57-15 new 70 ILCS 200/57-20 new 70 ILCS 200/57-25 new 70 ILCS 200/57-30 new 70 ILCS 200/57-35 new Creates the Chicago Southland Civic Center Law of 1998 to include certain municipalities and amends the Election Code. Provides that the initial members of the Authority Board shall be appointed by the county commissioners or Board members whose district includes territory within the designated metropolitan area. Provides that beginning in 2002, 5 Board members shall be elected at large from the metropolitan area at a general election and that the terms of the appointed members shall then expire. Provides that the initial Board appointees shall have weighted votes based upon the population of their represented territory or an equal part of that territory and that the elected Board members shall have equal votes. Incorporates certain provisions of the Civic Center Code including the powers to acquire, construct, lease, and maintain civic center facilities, to collect fees for the use of the facilities, and to incur debt and issue revenue bonds to carry out these powers. Provides that the Law shall be repealed on July 1, 2002 unless the Authority has commenced construction of a civic center before January 1, 2002. Effective January 1, 1999. LRB9010417PTsb HB3461 Engrossed LRB9010417PTsb 1 AN ACT to create the Chicago Southland Civic Center 2 Authority. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Civic Center Code is amended by adding 6 Article 57 as follows: 7 (70 ILCS 200/Art. 57 heading new) 8 ARTICLE 57. 9 CHICAGO SOUTHLAND CIVIC CENTER 10 (70 ILCS 200/57-1 new) 11 Section 57-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as 12 the Chicago Southland Civic Center Law of 1998. 13 (70 ILCS 200/57-5 new) 14 Sec. 57-5. Definitions. When used in this Article: 15 "Authority" means the Chicago Southland Civic Center 16 Authority. 17 "Board" means the governing and administrative body of 18 the Chicago Southland Civic Center Authority. 19 "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State 20 of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the 21 following municipalities: Alsip, Argo/Summit, Bedford Park, 22 Beecher, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Burbank, Burnham, Calumet 23 City, Calumet Park, Chicago Heights, Chicago Ridge, Country 24 Club Hills, Crestwood, Crete, Dixmoor, Dolton, East Hazel 25 Crest, Evergreen Park, Flossmoor, Ford Heights, Forest View, 26 Frankfort, Glenwood, Grant Park, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Hickory 27 Hills, Hometown, Homewood, Justice, Lansing, Lemont, 28 Lockport, Lynwood, Manhattan, Manteno, Markham, Matteson, 29 Merrionette Park, Midlothian, Mokena, Momence, Monee, New HB3461 Engrossed -2- LRB9010417PTsb 1 Lenox, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Olympia Fields, Orland Hills, 2 Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Park 3 Forest, Peotone, Phoenix, Posen, Richton Park, Riverdale, 4 Robbins, Sauk Village, South Chicago Heights, South Holland, 5 Steger, Thornton, Tinley Park, University Park, Willow 6 Springs, and Worth. 7 (70 ILCS 200/57-10 new) 8 Sec. 57-10. Authority created. The Chicago Southland 9 Civic Center Authority is created as a political subdivision, 10 body politic, and municipal corporation in the metropolitan 11 area. 12 (70 ILCS 200/57-15 new) 13 Sec. 57-15. Board created. The governing and 14 administrative body of the Authority shall be known as the 15 Chicago Southland Civic Center Authority Board. The members 16 of the Board shall be individuals of generally recognized 17 ability and integrity. 18 (70 ILCS 200/57-20 new) 19 Sec. 57-20. Board members' appointment. 20 (a) Within 60 days after the effective date of this 21 amendatory Act of 1998, (i) each county commissioner of Cook 22 County whose district includes territory within the 23 designated metropolitan area shall appoint one member to the 24 Board and (ii) the members of the Will County Board whose 25 districts include territory within the designated 26 metropolitan area shall collectively recommend to the 27 presiding officer of the Will County Board 4 persons as 28 candidates for appointment to the Board of the Authority and 29 the presiding officer shall then appoint 2 of those 30 recommended persons to the Board of the Authority to HB3461 Engrossed -3- LRB9010417PTsb 1 represent Will County at large. The appointing official may 2 remove any member of the Board appointed by the official in 3 case of incompetency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in 4 office after service on the member by registered United 5 States mail, return receipt requested, of a copy of the 6 written charges against the member and an opportunity to be 7 publicly heard in person or by counsel in the member's own 8 defense upon not less than 10 days' notice. 9 (b) At the first meeting of the initially appointed 10 Board members, they shall, by lot, divide themselves as 11 equally as possible into 2 groups. The first group of Board 12 members shall have 2-year terms, and the second group of 13 Board members shall have 4-year terms. The successor of each 14 Board member shall have a 4-year term. 15 (c) Members of the Board shall hold office until their 16 respective successors have been appointed and are qualified. 17 Any member may resign from office, and the resignation takes 18 effect when the member's successor has been appointed and 19 qualified. In case of failure to qualify within the time 20 required, abandonment of office, death, conviction of a 21 felony, or removal from office, a member's office shall 22 become vacant. The pertinent county official shall appoint an 23 individual to fill the vacant position. 24 (70 ILCS 200/57-25 new) 25 Sec. 57-25. Organization of the Board. As soon as 26 practically possible after the appointment of the initial 27 Board members, the Board shall organize for the transaction 28 of business, elect a chairperson and a temporary secretary 29 from its own number, and adopt by-laws and regulations to 30 govern the proceedings. The chairperson shall be elected for 31 the time period of his or her term of office. The Board 32 appointees shall have weighted votes in proportion to the 33 population of their represented territory as determined by HB3461 Engrossed -4- LRB9010417PTsb 1 the last preceding federal census. If more than one 2 appointee represents the same territory within a county 3 district, then they shall have weighted votes in proportion 4 to equal segments of that territory's population as 5 determined by the last preceding federal census. All actions 6 of the Board shall be by ordinance or resolution and the 7 affirmative vote of the majority of members shall be 8 necessary for the adoption of any ordinance or resolution. 9 The presence of a majority of the Board members plus one 10 additional Board member shall constitute a quorum for the 11 transaction of business. 12 (70 ILCS 200/57-30 new) 13 Sec. 57-30. Standard civic center provisions 14 incorporated by reference. The following Sections of this 15 Code are incorporated by reference into this Article: 16 Section 2-3. Purpose. 17 Section 2-5. Definitions. 18 Section 2-10. Lawsuits; common seal. 19 Section 2-15. Duties; auditorium, recreational, and 20 other buildings; lease of space. 21 Section 2-21. Rights and powers. 22 Section 2-25. Incurring obligations. 23 Section 2-30. Prompt payment. 24 Section 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, 25 State, or local agency. 26 Section 2-40. Federal money. 27 Section 2-45. Insurance. 28 Section 2-50. Borrowing; revenue bonds; suits to compel 29 performance. 30 Section 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness. 31 Section 2-60. Investment in bonds. 32 Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; conflict 33 of interest. HB3461 Engrossed -5- LRB9010417PTsb 1 Section 2-80. Board members' oath. 2 Section 2-97. Board meetings; public records. 3 Section 2-100. Secretary; treasurer. 4 Section 2-106. Funds; compliance with Public Funds 5 Investment Act. 6 Section 2-110. Signatures on checks or drafts. 7 Section 2-115. General manager; other appointments. 8 Section 2-120. Ordinances, rules, and regulations; fines 9 and penalties. 10 Section 2-127. Contracts; award to other than highest or 11 lowest bidder by four-fifths vote. 12 Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements. 13 Section 2-135. Report and financial statement. 14 Section 2-140. State financial support. 15 Section 2-145. Antitrust laws. 16 Section 2-150. Tax exemption. 17 (70 ILCS 200/57-35 new) 18 Sec. 57-35. Conditional repeal. Unless the Authority has 19 commenced construction of a civic center before January 1, 20 2002, this Article shall be repealed on July 1, 2002. As 21 soon as practically possible before a repeal of this Article, 22 the Board shall wind up its affairs and dissolve the 23 Authority. 24 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect on 25 January 1, 1999.
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