(60 ILCS 1/180-5)
Lease of county home or hospital.
A township having a population
of more than 125,000 and situated within a county having a population between
150,000 and 500,000, where the county operates and maintains a county home,
infirmary, or hospital under Division 5-21 of the Counties Code, may lease the
home, infirmary, or hospital from the county in a manner and upon terms it
deems best for the interest of the township. The township may thereafter
operate, maintain, improve, or expand the institution for the care and
treatment of infirm or chronically ill persons or persons afflicted with
dangerously communicable diseases, including poliomyelitis.
(Source: P.A. 76-907; 86-1475; 88-62.)