Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0754    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance dividing the County into six districts for purposes of establishing representation districts on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) by County Board Members and Municipal Members, pursuant to the statutory authority and require
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/16/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Ordinance dividing the County into six districts for purposes of establishing representation districts on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) by County Board Members and Municipal Members, pursuant to the statutory authority and requirements of 55 ILCS 5/5-1062(b), and request its adoption.
Attachments: 1. DRAFT 2022 SMC Representation Areas, 2. Map Comparison to 2011 Boundaries
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Ordinance dividing the County into six districts for purposes of establishing representation districts on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) by County Board Members and Municipal Members, pursuant to the statutory authority and requirements of 55 ILCS 5/5-1062(b), and request its adoption.

Staff Summary
* The SMC's statutory legislation requires the establishment of six districts within the County for the purposes of determining County Board and Municipal representatives, with one member from each group per district, making a total of twelve (12) Commissioners.
* The County Board approves the District map by ordinance, and the map is in need of updating due to 2020 census data and new County Board district boundaries.
* The SMC has approved the boundary map after analyzing several boundary configurations using population, County Board, Municipal, and watershed boundaries.

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ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/5-1062(b), where a county has more than six county board districts, the County Board is given and has authority to divide the county into not less than six areas of approximately equal population for purpose of determining representation on the Stormwater Management Commission; and

WHEREAS, the County Board and Municipal Members of the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission have, utilizing 2020 census information, County Board Districts approved in December 2021, [effective date first Monday of December 2022], watershed and Municipal boundaries [as of April 28, 2022] within Lake County, approved and recommended for enactment by this County Board a map (see attached Exhibit A) establishing areas for six districts to be used in determining representation on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois that the County is hereby divided into six areas, as depicted on the map attached hereto as Exhibit A, for the purpose of determini...

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