Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0830    Version: 1 Name: Discussion on a resolution to dissolve the Beach Park Drainage District.
Type: discussion Status: In Committee
File created: 6/18/2020 In control: Ad Hoc Drainage District Consolidation Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Discussion on a resolution to dissolve the Beach Park Drainage District.
Attachments: 1. Beach Park resolution.pdf, 2. BeachPark.pdf
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Title
Discussion on a resolution to dissolve the Beach Park Drainage District.


Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Beach Park Drainage District ("District") is a Drainage District wholly within Lake County and within the Lake Michigan Watershed, and consists of territory lying within the Village of Beach Park and the City of Waukegan. Lake County has a stormwater management planning committee operating under Section 5-1062 of the Counties Code (55 ILCS 5/5-1062); and

WHEREAS, the functions of the District have for many years been performed by the Village of Beach Park, the City of Waukegan, and the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission; and

WHEREAS, the District derives its revenue from a $3 assessment placed upon the tax bills of properties within the District; and

WHEREAS, the County, Village of Beach Park, and City of Waukegan have determined that the functions of the District can be performed by these municipal bodies, either independently or in cooperation with each other, such that the continuing existence of the District is no longer necessary; and

WHEREAS, Section 10/7.3 of the Illinois Drainage Code (70 ILCS 605/10-7.3) provides in relevant part: "if one or more municipalities account for at least 75 percent of a drainage district's territory, the drainage district may be dissolved if each municipality that has territory within the drainage district and the county in which the drainage district lies adopt a resolution or ordinance dissolving the drainage district that states: (1) that there are no outstanding debts of the district that have been filed with the county clerk; and (2) that federal or State permits or grants will not be impaired by dissolution of the district; and

WHEREAS, more than 75 percent of the District's territory lies within the Village of Beach Park and the City of Waukegan. There are no outstanding debts of the District that have been filed with the county clerk, and no federal or state permits or grants will be impaired...

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