BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, as follows:
Section 1. The Board of Library Trustees of the Village of Forest Park, by Resolution dated August 17, 2020, has requested the corporate authorities of the Village of Forest Park to levy an additional 0.02% tax for the maintenance, repairs and alterations of library buildings and equipment, pursuant to 75 ILCS 5/3-4, in order to include the sum of $70,714.00 in the Village's 2020 tax levy ordinance as the 0.02% Library Building and Maintenance levy.
Section 2. The corporate authorities of the Village of Forest Park hereby determine and propose to levy such additional 0.02% tax for the year 2020, subject to the provisions of 75 ILCS 5/3-4.
Section 3. The Village Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish a copy of this Resolution in theForest Park Review, a newspaper with a general circulation within the Village of Forest Park, said publication to occur within fifteen (15) days of the adoption of this Resolution.
Section 4. Pursuant to 75 ILCS 5/3-4, notice is hereby given that if a petition requesting a referendum signed by 1,011 or more electors of the Village of Forest Park is filed with the corporate authorities of the Village of Forest Park on or before October 23, 2020, which is thirty (30) days after the date of publication of this Resolution, then the question whether this Resolution shall become effective and said tax imposed shall be submitted to the electors of the Village of Forest Park at a general or special election to be held in accordance with the election laws of the State of Illinois in force at the time of such election. The Village Clerk is hereby directed to provide a petition form to any individual requesting one.
Section 5. In the event no petition is filed with the corporate authorities within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this Resolution, then this Resolution shall be effective and the additional library tax shall be levied accordingly, and included in the Village's levy ordinance for library purposes.
ADOPTED by the Council of the Village of Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois this 14th day of September, 2020.
Rory E. Hoskins, Mayor
Vanessa Moritz, Village Clerk
Published in Forest Park Review
September 23, 2020
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