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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 116

    (65 ILCS 5/Art 11 prec Div 116 heading)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 116

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 116 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-116-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-116-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-116-1)
    Sec. 11-116-1. Subject to the provisions of this Division 116, a municipality with a population of less than 100,000 may erect monuments or memorials in honor of its soldiers and sailors or in honor of any one or more of its notable or distinguished persons.
    To defray the cost of constructing such a monument or memorial the municipality may levy a direct tax of not more than .01% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property within the corporate limits of the municipality. This tax shall be in addition to the taxes now or hereafter authorized by law to be levied and collected by the municipality and shall be in addition to the amount authorized to be levied for general purposes as provided by Section 8-3-1.
    The foregoing limitation upon tax rate may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-116-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-116-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-116-2)
    Sec. 11-116-2. When the petition specified in this Division 116 is filed with the municipal clerk of a municipality specified in this Division 116, the question of erecting a monument or memorial shall be certified by the clerk and submitted to the electors of the municipality. The question shall be in substantially the following form:
    Shall a monument (or memorial
 be erected in honor of                YES
 ....... (insert for whom to be    ---------------------------
 erected) by .......... (insert
 name of the municipality) at a        NO
 cost not to exceed $....?
    If a majority of those voting on the question vote yes, the corporate authorities shall have the monument or memorial erected and, if necessary, shall levy and collect, in the same manner as other general taxes are levied and collected, a tax sufficient to raise the amount specified in the petition, and to provide for the maintenance of the memorial.
(Source: P.A. 98-312, eff. 8-12-13.)

65 ILCS 5/11-116-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-116-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-116-3)
    Sec. 11-116-3. The petition referred to in Section 11-116-3 shall be signed by not less than 100 electors of the municipality in which the specified question is to be voted upon. The petition shall state the specific purpose for which the proposed monument or memorial is to be erected, whether in honor of the soldiers and sailors of the municipality or in honor of any one or more of its notable and distinguished persons, and shall specify the amount of money to be expended for the erection of the proposed monument or memorial. The cost of the monument or memorial, however, shall not exceed the amount authorized by referendum.
(Source: P.A. 76-1234.)

65 ILCS 5/11-116-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-116-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-116-4)
    Sec. 11-116-4. All municipalities whose electors have approved the erection of a monument or memorial under "An Act to authorize cities, villages and incorporated towns having a population of less than one hundred thousand to erect monuments and memorials," approved May 10, 1919, as amended, may continue to levy the tax thereby authorized as long as its levy would be authorized if the monument or memorial had been erected under the provisions of this Division 116.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)