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File #: 14-5159    Version: 1 Name: Village of Worth IGA
Type: Intergovernmental Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 8/28/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Building and Zoning Other Part(ies): Village of Worth Request: Authorization to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with respect to the Cook County Vacant Building Ordinance between Cook County and the Village of Worth Goods or Services: Inspection Services Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: Two (2) years from the date of execution Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating Accounts: N/A Summary: In accordance with the Cook County Code provisions regulating the registration and maintenance of vacant buildings and as a result of efforts undertaken by the Department of Building and Zoning, the Bureau of economic Development, the Department of Administrative Hearings, and representatives of the Village of Worth, authorization is hereby requested for the President to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement between Cook County ("County") and the Village of Wo...
Indexes: TIMOTHY P. BLEUHER, Commissioner, Department of Building and Zoning
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PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT

Department: Building and Zoning

Other Part(ies): Village of Worth

Request: Authorization to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with respect to the Cook County Vacant Building Ordinance between Cook County and the Village of Worth

Goods or Services: Inspection Services

Agreement Number(s): N/A

Agreement Period: Two (2) years from the date of execution

Fiscal Impact: Revenue Generating

Accounts: N/A

Summary: In accordance with the Cook County Code provisions regulating the registration and maintenance of vacant buildings and as a result of efforts undertaken by the Department of Building and Zoning, the Bureau of economic Development, the Department of Administrative Hearings, and representatives of the Village of Worth, authorization is hereby requested for the President to enter into and execute an Intergovernmental Agreement between Cook County ("County") and the Village of Worth, Illinois ("Worth").

Per Article VII, Section 10 of the Illinois Constitution, the Illinois Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq., and other applicable law, units of local government are permitted to cooperate with and support each other in exercise of their authority and the performance of their responsibilities. In addition, per County's Vacant Building Code provisions Worth wishes to document its position as a "participating municipality" as authorized under the County's Vacant Building Code.

The purpose of this Intergovernmental Agreement ("Agreement") is to authorize the collaboration and cooperation between the County and Worth to enforce Cook County's Vacant Building Code provisions within the borders of Worth and to document and set forth the obligations of each party to the Agreement. Per the agreement, the Cook County Department of Building and Zoning and its employees ("Department of Building and Zoning") to be the enforcing authority wit...

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