(55 ILCS 5/2-6010)
(from Ch. 34, par. 2-6010)
Delegation of powers; appropriations; indebtedness.
said board of commissioners shall have no power or authority to delegate to
any committee or other person or persons the "power to act", when such
"power to act" shall involve the letting of any contract or the expenditure
of public money exceeding the sum of $2,500; and any action of said board,
or of any committee thereof, or of any other person or persons in violation
of this Section shall be null and void. No money shall be appropriated or
ordered paid by said county commissioners beyond the sum of $2,500, unless
such appropriation shall have been authorized by a vote of at least
two-thirds of the members elected to the said county board. And no officer
of Cook County, or other person, shall incur any indebtedness on behalf of
the county, unless first authorized by said board of commissioners.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)