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Public Act 094-0951




Public Act 094-0951
SB0841 Enrolled LRB094 04469 MKM 34498 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Cook County Forest Preserve District Act is
amended by changing Section 14 as follows:
    (70 ILCS 810/14)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6417)
    Sec. 14. The board, as corporate authority of a forest
preserve district, shall have power to pass and enforce all
necessary ordinances, rules and regulations for the management
of the property and conduct of the business of such district.
The president of such board shall have power to appoint a
secretary and an assistant secretary, and treasurer and an
assistant treasurer and such other officers and such employees
as may be necessary, all of whom, excepting the treasurer and
attorneys, shall be under civil service rules and regulations,
as provided in Section 17 of this Act. The assistant secretary
and assistant treasurer shall perform the duties of the
secretary and treasurer, respectively, in case of death of said
officers or when said officers are unable to perform the duties
of their respective offices because of absence or inability to
act. All contracts for supplies, material or work involving an
expenditure by forest preserve districts in excess of $25,000
$10,000 shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after
due advertisement, excepting work requiring personal
confidence or necessary supplies under the control of
monopolies, where competitive bidding is impossible. Contracts
for supplies, material or work involving an expenditure of
$25,000 $10,000 or less may be let without advertising for
bids, but whenever practicable, at least 3 competitive bids
shall be obtained before letting such contract. All contracts
for supplies, material or work shall be signed by the president
of the board and by any such other officer as the board in its
discretion may designate.
    Salaries of employees shall be fixed by ordinance.
(Source: P.A. 83-1402.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/27/2006