(65 ILCS 5/11-71-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-71-8)
    Sec. 11-71-8. The corporate authorities of any such municipality availing of the provisions of this Division 71 are hereby given the authority to lease all or any part of any such parking facilities, and to fix and collect the rentals therefor, and to fix, charge and collect rentals, fees and charges to be paid for the use of the whole or any part of any such parking facilities, and to make contracts for the operation and management of the same, and to provide for the use, management and operation of such lots through lease or by its own employees, or otherwise. However, other than for surface parking lots, no lease for the operation or management of any such parking facilities shall be made for more than one year except to the highest and best bidder after notice requesting bids shall have been given by at least one publication in some newspaper of general circulation published in such municipality, such publication to be made once each week for at least 2 weeks before the date of receiving bids therefor. All income and revenue derived from any such lease or contract shall be deposited in a separate account and used solely and only for the purpose of maintaining and operating the project, and paying the principal of and interest on any revenue bonds issued pursuant to ordinance under the provisions of this Division 71. Further any contract or obligation involving the borrowing of money for such purposes, incurred by any such municipality in the maintenance and operation of any such parking facilities shall be payable solely and only from the revenues derived from the operation of the project.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 2256.)