(605 ILCS 5/6-617) (from Ch. 121, par. 6-617)
    Sec. 6-617. To repeal the special tax, once levied, 25 legal voters of the road district shall petition the district clerk. Such petition shall contain a request for a referendum. The district clerk shall order a referendum on such proposition at the next annual town meeting, or at an election in accordance with the general election law. If the referendum is ordered to be held at the town meeting, the district clerk shall give notice that at the next annual town meeting the proposition shall be voted upon. Such notice shall set forth the proposition and shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the township and by posting notices in at least 10 of the most public places in the town at least 10 days prior to the annual meeting. If the referendum is ordered to be held at an election, the district clerk shall certify that proposition to the proper election officials, who shall submit the proposition in accordance with the general election law.
    Provided, that after a referendum is held in accordance with this Section, at least 12 months must elapse before another referendum may be held for the same purpose.
    The question shall be substantially in the following form:
    Shall the special                YES
tax for road purposes        ---------------------------------
be repealed?                         NO
If a majority of the vote cast on the question is in favor of such tax, then the township board of auditors or highway board of auditors, as the case may be, or the highway board of auditors in counties not under township organization, may levy an annual tax under the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 82-11.)