(60 ILCS 1/30-170)
Mosquito abatement district.
(a) The electors may authorize the township board to contract for the
furnishing of mosquito abatement services in the unincorporated area of the
(b) The township board may adopt a resolution declaring the unincorporated
area of the township a mosquito abatement district for tax purposes. Proof of
the resolution authorizes the county clerk to extend a tax upon the mosquito
abatement district in the amount specified in the annual township tax levy, but
not more than a rate of 0.075% of the value of taxable property as equalized or
assessed by the Department of Revenue.
(c) Whenever a resolution creating a mosquito abatement district has
been adopted, the township board shall order the proposition submitted
to the voters within the territory of the proposed district at an election.
The clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials.
Notice shall be given and the election conducted in accordance with the
general election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the
Shall a mosquito abatement district be created to
serve the unincorporated areas of (name of township), and shall a tax be levied at a rate of not more than 0.075% of the value of taxable property in the district as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue?
The votes shall be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
(d) If a majority of votes cast on the proposition is in favor of the
mosquito abatement district, the district shall be created.
(e) Any territory within a mosquito abatement district that is annexed
to a municipality that provides mosquito abatement services within its
corporate limits shall be automatically disconnected from the township
mosquito abatement taxing district.
(Source: P.A. 86-310; 88-62.)