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I <br />ORDINANCE NO. 3176 <br />AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SEIZING AND IMPOUNDING OF <br />MOTOR VEHICLES USED IN CONNECTION WITH ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village is a home rule municipality <br />pursuant to the provisions of Article VII, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of <br />Illinois: and <br />WHEREAS, the Village, as a home rule municipality, may exercise power and <br />perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs, including, but not limited <br />to, the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and <br />welfare: and <br />WHEREAS, the Mayor and Board of Trustees, pursuant to the Village's home <br />rule authority, hereby adopt this ordinance establishing procedures for the seizure and <br />impounding of motor vehicles used in connection with illegal activities and establishing <br />administrative penalties for such violations. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Board of Trustees <br />of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Cook and DuPage Counties, Illinois as follows: <br />SECTION 1: The foregoing recitals are adopted as express findings of the <br />corporate authorities of the Village of Elk Grove Village and are incorporated herein by <br />specific reference. <br />SECTION 2: That Title 6 of the Village Code of Elk Grove Village is hereby <br />amended by adding thereto a new Chapter providing for vehicle seizure and <br />impoundment, a copy of said new Chapter as set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto. <br />1 <br />