(65 ILCS 5/11-17-9)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-17-9)
When the board of directors of any public health board
established and maintained under this Division 17 makes a written
recommendation to the corporate authorities for the discontinuance of
the public health board, stating in their recommendation the reasons
therefor, or when at least 20% of the electors of the municipality, as
shown by the last general municipal election, present a petition to the
corporate authorities asking for the discontinuance of the public health
board, the corporate authorities may pass an ordinance providing for the
discontinuance of the board.
This ordinance shall be certified by the local clerk and submitted
to the electors of the municipality at an
election in accordance with the general election law. The ordinance
shall be effective only
if approved by a majority of those voting upon the question.
The methods of discontinuance provided by this section and Section
11-17-10 are exclusive.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)