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Purpose: Drainage districts are local bodies formed for the purpose of draining, ditching, and improving land for agricultural and sanitary purposes. They are authorized to build and maintain drains and levees, to sue all necessary private land within their corporate bodies for that purpose, and to tax land within their boundaries as necessary

Authority: 70 ILCS 605

Contact: Claude Werner

Phone #: (708) 258-0515

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Email: chw2000@aol.com

Composition: (70 ILCS 605/4 3) Sec. 4 3. Qualifications of Commissioners. No person shall be appointed or elected commissioner of a district who is not an adult resident of Illinois. Neither shall any person be appointed or elected commissioner of a district who does not own land in the district unless (a) the court in election districts or the appointing authority in other districts finds it to be in the best interests of the district that the requirement of ownership of land in the district be waived or (b) the selection of commissioners is by appointment and a majority of the adult landowners owning a majority of the area embraced in the district have duly petitioned the appropriate appointing authority to allow the appointment as commissioner of an individual who does not own land in the district. (Source: P.A. 86 297.)

Meeting Date/Time: As needed basis: Location- Peotone Township Building 8212 W. Kennedy Rd. Peotone, IL

Compensation: $250.00 per year

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Members

Name  Term Ends  Position
Claude Werner   9/1/22   Chairman
Warren Asbrand   9/3/24   Secretary
John Hack   9/5/23   Commissioner