State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT in relation to county government.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5.  The Counties  Code  is  amended  by  changing
 5    Section 5-1049 as follows:

 6        (55 ILCS 5/5-1049) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-1049)
 7        Sec. 5-1049. Public grounds. A county board may accept or
 8    receive  through  gift, grant, legacy, dedication in plats of
 9    subdivision or otherwise, parks, playgrounds, areas enclosing
10    flood plains, floodwater runoff channels and detention  ponds
11    or  basins, and other public grounds and easements located in
12    the unincorporated part of the county and not accepted  by  a
13    municipality,  park district or other public agency; may hold
14    and maintain those such grounds and lands; may  supervise  or
15    regulate  their  use  for  any proper public purpose; and may
16    enact ordinances  or  resolutions  to  provide  for  monetary
17    relief  for  damages  caused by filling or dumping into areas
18    enclosing  floodplains,   floodwater   runoff   channels   or
19    detention  ponds  or  basins.   Monetary  relief for the such
20    damages shall be based on the cost of removing soil,  debris,
21    rubbish or any other material from the floodplain, floodwater
22    runoff channel or detention pond or basin.
23    (Source: P.A. 86-962; 86-1028.)

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