PETERSON-VIVERITO AND SHAW.
PROP TX-SPECIAL SERV AREA-TWSP
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Special Service Area Tax Law in the Property Tax Code.
Provides that a county may, pursuant to an intergovernmental
cooperation agreement, transfer its powers under this Law to a
township when the proposed special service area consists of an
unincorporated area lying solely within that township. Provides that
the township board of trustees shall then be the governing body of the
special service area and shall possess all of the powers the county
possesses under this Law. Provides that once the township has passed
an ordinance proposing the establishment of a special service area, no
unincorporated property within the proposed special service area at
the time the ordinance is passed shall be excluded from the the
special service area except with approval of the township board of
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
35 ILCS 200/27-16 new
Adds reference to:
60 ILCS 1/125-5
60 ILCS 1/235-16 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Township Code. In the Article
concerning township park bonds, provides that no park shall exceed 25
acres in extent (now 10 acres). In the Article concerning township
taxes, provides that the township board of a township in a county with
a population of 3,000,000 or more may impose a special tax for
sidewalks, street lighting, street repairs, or traffic control devices
in the township along or upon any roads and may provide for the
payment of the whole or any part of the cost on each of the
construction, installation, or repair by special taxation of the lots,
blocks, tracts, or parcels of land touching upon the road near or on
which a sidewalk is ordered or otherwise benefitting from the
improvement. Requires a public hearing prior to levying the special
tax. Provides that if the owners of 51% or more in number of the
lots, tracts, and parcels of real estate that are to be subject to the
tax file a petition agreeing with the proposed improvement for which
the tax is to be levied, then the township board shall proceed with
the improvement. Provides that if a petition is not filed or contains
an insufficient number of signatures, the township board shall proceed
no further and the same improvement shall not again be initiated for a
period of one year.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Specifies that the repair of streets and sidewalks includes
improvements for flood control.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0438
Last action date: 97-08-16
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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