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Record #: O2015-8053   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/18/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2016 amendment requiring revenue received from motor fuel taxes to be used to pay expenses incurred for construction, repair, upkeep and maintenance of public ways associated with transportation
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert
Topic: BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS - Annual Appropriation Ordinance - Year 2016
Attachments: 1. O2015-8053.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
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Type: Ordinance
Title: Amendment of Annual Appropriation Ordinance for 2016 regarding appropriate use of motor fuel taxes



Amending the Annual Appropriation Ordinance of the City of Chicago for the Year 2016

WHEREAS, taxpayers in the City of Chicago pay to the State of Illinois and the City itself certain motor fuel taxes; and
WHEREAS, the safety and health of Chicago taxpayers, residents, and visitors depend upon the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, bridges, alleys and other public ways; and
WHEREAS, certain roads, highways, bridges, alleys and other public ways utilized for transportation are in need of repair, upkeep, and maintenance; and
WHEREAS, the City Council may amend the 2016 Annual Appropriation Bill in such time and manner as is permitted by the City's home-rule authority and Illinois statute; now, therefore,

That Section 1 of the Annual Appropriation Ordinance of the City of Chicago for the Year 2016 is hereby amended by adding the underscored text and deleting the struck-through text as follows:

Gilbert Villegas Alderman, 36th Ward
Section 1. The following sums of money set apart according to departments and other separate agencies of the City Government are appropriated from the respective funds designated in in this ordinance for the objects and purposes stated herein, and no other, to defray necessary expenses and liabilities of the City of Chicago to be paid or incurred during the fiscal years beginning January 1, 2015 and 2016, provided that, except with respect to payments authorized by an ordinance authorizing bonds or notes heretofore adopted by the City and payments authorized by contracts heretofore approved by the authorized City authorities, all revenue received by the City of Chicago that is derived from a tax on motor fuel levied by the United States, the State of Illino...

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