(60 ILCS 1/20-5)
    Sec. 20-5. Consolidation of townships within city; petition and referendum. When the territory of any city in a county under township organization is composed of 5 or more congressional townships or fractional parts of congressional townships and the legal voters of the city want to organize the territory into one township, upon a petition of at least one-tenth of the legal voters of the city (to be ascertained by the votes cast at the last preceding presidential election), the county board of the county shall order submitted to the voters of the city, in accordance with the general election law, at the next general election, the question of consolidation of the territory included in the city into one township. The board shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials, who shall submit the proposition at the general election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
        Shall (names or descriptions of congressional
townships or parts of congressional townships) contained within (name of city) be consolidated into one township?
The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
(Source: P.A. 81-1489; 88-62.)