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paring said special report: Provided, said sum to be expended shall in no case exceed the sum of $500.00; the special report when prepared by the commissioners shall be filed with the clerk of the County Court, and the commissioners shall give to all persons whose lands will be either benefited or damaged, whether they signed an application for additional work or not, three weeks’ notice of the filing and hearing of such report in the manner required by section three (3) of this Act: said notice shall state that the commissioners will appear before the County Court at a day mentioned in said notice, and ask said court for a confirmation of such special report; and upon said hearing the court shall pass upon said report and may permit the same to be amend: ed, and if said report is confirmed and approved by the court, a special assessment of benefits and damages shall be made upon all the lands benefited or damaged by the proposed work, in the manner provided for the making of the original assessments of the benefits and damages by this Act; and like proceedings shall be had thereon as in other cases and assessments of benefits and damages provided by this Act; and said commissioners shall have the power to cause to be made additional assessment of benefits and damages for the same purposes and with like proceedings as in cases of additional assessment of benefits and damages made for original districts under this Act; and the said commissioners may cause to be levied an assessment of annual benefits in said sub-district in the same manner as annual benefits are levied in original districts under this Act: Provided, that if said sub-district does not own or operate a pumping plant, such annual benefits shall not in any one year amount to more in the aggregate than a sum which would be produced by a levy of thirty cents per acre on all the lands within said sub-district. The affidavit of any of the commissioners, or any other creditable merson, of the posting and mailing thereof affixed to a copy of said notice shall be sufficient evidence of the posting and mailing of said notices, and the certificate of the publisher of the newspaper in which said notice was published shall be sufficient evidence of the publication of such notice. Upon confirmation of said special report by the court, it shall be the duty of the court to declare all the lands found to be affected by the work proposed by said special report to be organized into a subdistrict, and all assessments received and collected in such sub-district, for the work of such sub-districts, shall be kept as a separate fund belonging to such sub-district, and said commissioner shall have the power if necessary to issue bonds against any assessment or assessments in said sub-district in the same manner as bonds are issued in original districts. The commissioners of the principl district shall be ear-officio commissioners of the sub-district. Any lands lying outside of any sub-district as organized, the owner or owners of which shall thereafter make connections with any ditch or drain within any sub-district, or whose lands are or will be benefited by the work of such sub-district, shall be deemed to have made voluntary application to be included in such sub-district, and thereupon the commissioners shall make complaint as provided in section 58 of this Act as to lands lying outside of a drainage district as organized, and like proceedings shall be made thereon as in cases of complaints made under
said section 58.
LITTLE WABASH RIVER DFAINAGE DISTRICT. § 1. Repeal. § 2. Proceedings abated. (SENATE BILL No. 355. APPROVED JUNE 12, 1919.)
AN ACT to repeal an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the organization of Little Wabash River Drainage District and for the changing and improvement of the channel of Little Wabash River and its tributaries by special assessments on the property benefited thereby," approved and in force June 26, 1917. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: An Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the organization of Little Wabash River Drainage District and for the changing and improvement of the channel of Little Wabash River and its tributaries by special assessments on the property benefited thereby,” approved and in force June 26, 1917, is hereby repealed. § 2. All proceedings heretofore taken by virtue of the said Act in any of the courts of this State shall be abated upon the taking effect of this Act. APPROVED June 12, 1919.
ENLARGEMENT OF CORPORATE LIMITS-CHICAGO SANITARY DISTRICT.
§ 1. Extended to include territory de- § 2. Petition for adoption of Actscribed. election—duty of election officers.
(SENATE BILL No. 240. APPRoved JUNE 21, 1919.)
AN ACT to enlarge the corporate limits of the sanitary district of Chicago. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the corporate limits of the sanitary district of Chicago are hereby extended so as to embrace and include within the same, the territory and tracts of land situated in the county of Cook and State of Illinois, hereinafter described as follows: . Sections three (3), four (4), five (5), and six (6), in Township thirty-eight (38), North, Range twelve (12), East of the Third Principal Meridian; sections thirty-two (32), thirty-three (33) and thirtyfour (34) in Township thirty-nine (39) North, Range twelve (12). East of the Third Principal Meridian, in the county of Cook and State of Illinois; and in addition thereto, any portion or portions of the incorporated villages of Brookfield, LaGrange, Western Springs and LāGrange Park which may not be included in the above description. § 2. . If within one hundred and twenty (120) days after the passage of this Act a petition, signed by not less than ten (10) per cent of the legal voters within the above described territory, praying
that the question of the adoption of this Act shall be submitted to a vote of the electors of said territory, shall be filed with the clerk of said sanitary district, then and in such case the question of the adoption of this Act shall be submitted to a vote of the said electors, as in said petition prayed, at any general or municipal election held after the adoption of this Act, and in such case, this Act shall not be in force unless a majority of the votes cast at said election, upon the question of the adoption of this Act, shall be in favor of the adoption thereof. It shall be the duty of the election officers having charge of the preparation of the ballots and the giving of the notices of election and of the counting and canvassing and making returns of the ballots, to take all necessary steps and do all necessary acts to cause the said question of the adoption of this Act to be submitted to a vote as hereinbefore provided, and to cause the result of such election to be canvassed and certified, as provided by law in other similar cases. APPROVED June 21, 1919.
NORTH SHORE SANITARY DISTRICT. ; 1. Amends Act of 1911 by extending boundary line. - (SENATE BILL No. 448. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)
AN ACT to enlarge the corporate limits of the North Shore Sanitary District, created under the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts, and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as amended, by extending the same from the Northern boundary line of said District northerly to the state line between the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the corporate limits of the North Shore Sanitary District in the county of Lake and State of Illinois, created under the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act to greate sanitary districts, and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, as amended, are hereby extended from the Northern boundary line of said District to the state line between the States of Illinois and Wisconsin so as to embrace and include Within said corporate limits the territory and tract of land situated in the county of Lake and State of Illinois, hereinafter described as follows, to-wit: Fractional section two (2); sections three (3) and four (4); the Past halves of sections five (5) and eight (8); section nine (9), §d fractional section ten (10); all in Township forty-five (45) North, Range twelve (12), East of the Third (3rd) Principal Meridian. Also fractional sections two (2); three (3) and four (4); the *t halves of fractional sections five (5), and eight (8); sections "no (9) and ten (10); fractional sections eleven (11) and fourteen (*): sections fifteen (15), and sixteen (16); the East halves of sections "enteen (17) and twenty (20); sections twenty-one (21) and twentytwo (22); fractional sections twenty-three (23) and twenty-six (26); sections twenty-seven (27), and twenty-eight (28); the East halves of sections twenty-nine (29) and thirty-two (32); sections thirty-three (33) and thirty-four (34) and fractional section thirty-five (35); all in Township numbered forty-six (46) North, Range twelve (12), East of the Third (3rd) Principal Meridian.
APPROVED June 28, 1919.
SANITARY DISTRICT OF CHICAGO.
§ 1. Development of water power. § 3. Electrical energy—may be soldminimum rate. § 2. Contracts.
(SENATE BILL No. 395. APPROVED JUNE 17, 1919.)
AN ACT in relation to the Sanitary District of Chicago, to enable said The Sanitary District of Chicago to develop, lease, purchase and sell waterpower or electrical energy rendered available by the Illinois Waterway in the Desplaines River. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That The Sanitary District of Chicago is hereby authorized and empowered, upon such terms and con: ditions as may be agreed upon between the board of trustees of said The Sanitary District of Chicago and the Department of Public Works and Buildings of the State of Ilinois, to develop into electrical energy any water power in the Desplaines River rendered available by the construction of The Illinois Waterway, or to lease or purchase any electrical energy developed by the State of Ilinois in connection with said The Illinois Waterway in said Des Plaines River. § 2. In case any contract is entered into as contemplated by section 1 of this Act, said The Sanitary District of Chicago is hereby authorized to construct, maintain and operate such works, and to acquire and use such machinery and appliances, as may be necessary to carry into effect the powers herein granted. § 3. The electrical energy acquired by said The Sanitary Dis. trict of Chicago under the provisions of this Act may be transmitted to the various cities, villages and towns within said The Sanitary District of Chicago, or adjacent to the main channel of said The Sanitary District of Chicago, or the city of Joliet, and sold to any public agency, person, firm or corporation for public or private consumption upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by said The Sanitary District of Chicago, subject, however, to the right of the Public Utilities Commission of the State of Illinois to fix the maximum rate which may be charged by The Sanitary District of Chicago or its assigns for any electrical energy developed from such water power. APPROVED June 17, 1919.
# 1. Amends sections 4, 7, 17 and 19, $ 17. Board of trustees may Act of 1911 as subsequently enter into contract amended. for d is pos a l of
§ 4. Powers of trustees—
officers and en- § 19. Authority of board of ployees — compensa- trustees to procure
tion—r u le s a n d pure water.
$ 7. Water works and
(SENATE BILL No. 494. FILED JULY 11, 1919.)
AN ACT to amend sections 4 and 7 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, as amended by an Act approved June 30, 1913, and also to re-enact and amend sections 17 and 19 of the said Act as approved June 5, 1911. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections four (4) and seven (?) of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, as amended by an Act approved June 30, 1913, be and the same are hereby amended; and that sections seventeen (17) and nineteen (19) of the first mentioned Act be re-enacted and amended so that all of said sections shall read as follows: § 4. The trustees elected in pursuance of the foregoing provisions of this Act shall constitute a board of trustees for the district by which they are elected, which board of trustees is hereby declared to be the corporate authorities of such district, and shall exercise all the powers and manage and control all the affairs and property of such district. Said board of trustees shall have the right to elect a president from among their own number, secretary, treasurer, chief engineer, superintendent and attorney, and to provide by ordinance for the employment of such clerks, and other employees as said board may deem necessary for such municipality, who shall hold their respective offices during the pleasure of the board, and who shall give bond as may be required by said board. Said board may prescribe the duties and fix the compensation of all the officers and employees of said sanitary district: Provided, however, that the salary of the president of the said board of trustees shall in no case exceed the sum of one thousand dollars per annum; and the salary of the other members of said board shall not exceed five hundred dollars per annum; And, provided, further, that the amount received by any attorney shall not exceed the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000) per annum. Said board of trustees shall have full power to pass all necessary ordinances, rules and regulations for the proper management and conduct of the business of said board of trustees and of said corporation, and for the carrying into effect the objects for which such sanitary district is formed. § 7. The board of trustees of any sanitary district organized under this Act shall have power to provide for the disposal of the sewage thereof and to save and preserve the water supplied to the inhabitants of such district from contamination and for that purpose