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Full Text of SB0841  94th General Assembly


Sen. Donne E. Trotter

Filed: 2/24/2006





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 841 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Cook County Forest Preserve District Act is
5 amended by changing Section 14 as follows:
6     (70 ILCS 810/14)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6417)
7     Sec. 14. The board, as corporate authority of a forest
8 preserve district, shall have power to pass and enforce all
9 necessary ordinances, rules and regulations for the management
10 of the property and conduct of the business of such district.
11 The president of such board shall have power to appoint a
12 secretary and an assistant secretary, and treasurer and an
13 assistant treasurer and such other officers and such employees
14 as may be necessary, all of whom, excepting the treasurer and
15 attorneys, shall be under civil service rules and regulations,
16 as provided in Section 17 of this Act. The assistant secretary
17 and assistant treasurer shall perform the duties of the
18 secretary and treasurer, respectively, in case of death of said
19 officers or when said officers are unable to perform the duties
20 of their respective offices because of absence or inability to
21 act. All contracts for supplies, material or work involving an
22 expenditure by forest preserve districts in excess of $25,000
23 $10,000 shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after
24 due advertisement, excepting work requiring personal



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1 confidence or necessary supplies under the control of
2 monopolies, where competitive bidding is impossible. Contracts
3 for supplies, material or work involving an expenditure of
4 $25,000 $10,000 or less may be let without advertising for
5 bids, but whenever practicable, at least 3 competitive bids
6 shall be obtained before letting such contract. All contracts
7 for supplies, material or work shall be signed by the president
8 of the board and by any such other officer as the board in its
9 discretion may designate.
10     Salaries of employees shall be fixed by ordinance.
11 (Source: P.A. 83-1402.)
12     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13 becoming law.".