(70 ILCS 3705/27) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 212.2)
    Sec. 27. At the hearing provided for in Section 26 the court shall preside and any interested person shall be given an opportunity to be heard touching upon the sufficiency of the petition and upon the boundaries of the territory sought to be annexed to the public water district. The court may continue such hearing from time to time as he may deem necessary.
    Upon the conclusion of the hearing the court shall enter an order, which shall be filed in the records of the court, finding whether the petition conforms to the requirements of this Act and, if he so finds, describing the territory to be considered for annexation to the public water district and directing that the question of the annexation of such territory be submitted to the board of trustees of the public water district for final action. The clerk of the court shall transmit a certified copy of such order to the chairman of the board of trustees of the public water district.
(Source: P.A. 83-343.)