When used in this Article:
     “Authority” means the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 70 ILCS 200/105-5

  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     “Board” means the governing and administrative body of the Illinois-Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.
     “Metropolitan area” means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the municipalities of Lyons, McCook, Hodgkins, Countryside, Indianhead Park, Willow Springs, Justice, Bridgeview, Bedford Park, Summit and Lemont, and all the incorporated area lying within the Village of Burr Ridge, all the unincorporated area lying within Cook and DuPage County, which is bounded on the North by the north line of the Des Plaines River, on the west by a line 10,000 feet west of the center line of Illinois Rt. 83, on the south by the north line of the Sanitary & Ship Canal, and all the unincorporated area lying within Cook and DuPage County which is bounded on the northwest by the north line of the Sanitary Drainage & Ship Canal, on the South by the Calumet Sag Channel, and on the East by the center line of Illinois Rt. 83, and all the area not lying within a city, village or incorporated town lying within Lemont Township which is located north of a line commencing at the intersection of the east line of Lemont Township and McCarthy Road (123rd Street), thence westerly until the intersection of McCarthy Road and Archer Avenue, thence southwesterly until the intersection of Archer Avenue and 127th Street, thence westerly to the west line of Lemont Township, and all the unincorporated municipal area lying within Community College District No. 524, located in Lyons and Palos Townships, lying north of a line commencing at a point which is the intersection lines of Harlem Avenue and Archer Road, thence southwesterly along the center line of Archer Road to the center line of 96th Avenue (LaGrange Road), thence southerly along said center line of 96th Avenue to the center line of McCarthy Road (123rd Street), thence westerly along the center line of McCarthy Road to the west line of Palos Township.