(60 ILCS 1/170-30)
Tax; annual appropriation ordinance.
(a) The board of directors may levy a tax on all the taxable property within
the township for the purpose of maintaining and operating the public hospital
and for the purpose of repairing, improving, extending, and equipping the
public hospital. The aggregate amount of the tax for any one year, exclusive of
the amount necessary to be levied for the purpose of paying any bonded
indebtedness as authorized in this Article, shall not exceed the rate of3 mills
on each dollar of assessed value of taxable property in the township as
assessed and equalized for State and county taxes.
(b) The board of directors shall establish by resolution the beginning and
ending of its fiscal year and annually within the first quarter of the fiscal
year shall adopt an appropriation ordinance appropriating the sums of money
deemed necessary to pay the cost of operating and maintaining the public
hospital and other expenses for the hospital, specifying the objects and
purposes for which the appropriations are made.
(c) After adopting the appropriation ordinance, and on or before the second
Tuesday in September of each year, the board of directors shall ascertain the
total amount of appropriations legally made that are to be provided from the
tax levy for that year. Then, by an ordinance specifying the purposes for which
the appropriations are made, the board of directors shall levy not more than
the total amount ascertained upon all the property subject to taxation within
the township as the property is assessed and equalized for State and county
purposes. The Illinois Municipal Budget Law does not apply to the making of
appropriations by the board of directors.
(Source: Laws 1945, p. 1735; P.A. 88-62.)