(60 ILCS 1/30-20)
Powers of electors at annual township meeting.
(a) The electors present at the annual township meeting have the powers
enumerated in this Article 30. An elector is a person registered to vote
within the township no less than 28 days before the date of the annual
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other Act, except as provided in Section 6-620 of the Illinois Highway Code, before establishing or
increasing any township tax rate that may be established or increased by the
electors at the annual township meeting, a petition containing the signatures
of not less than 10% of the registered voters of the township must be presented
to the township clerk authorizing that action.
(c) Nothing in this amendatory Act of 1983 (Public Act 83-281) shall be
construed to alter existing tax rates.
(Source: P.A. 94-692, eff. 11-3-05.)