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RESOLUTION N0. 58-93 <br /> A RESOLUTION ON STATE UNFUNDED MANDATES <br /> WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly has approved many unfunded <br /> programs , responsibilities and laws unto local governments; and <br /> WHEREAS, the numerous responsibilities have placed tremendous fiscal <br /> burdens on local governments; and <br /> WHEREAS, the cumulative burden of programs, responsibilities and laws <br /> have jeopardized the ability of local governments to provide essential <br /> services without increasing property taxes or reducing services; and <br /> WHEREAS, the residents of the State of Illinois voted overwhelmingly <br /> to end unfunded State mandates in a referendum held November 1992 ; and <br /> WHEREAS, the General Assembly has not acted to end unfunded mandates; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, "Unfunded Mandates Day" is to be held on October 27th to <br /> raise public attention to the unfunded state mandate problem and its fiscal <br /> impact on local governments, and ultimately the taxpayer. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and Board of Trustees <br /> of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook and DuPage, State of <br /> Illinois as follows: <br /> Section 1: That this Resolution be conveyed to Governor Jim Edgar, <br /> Senator Peter G. Fitzgerald, Senator James Philip, Representative Terry R. <br /> Parke and Representative Kathleen L. Wojcik. <br /> Section 2: That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect <br /> from and after its passage and approval as provided by law. <br /> VOTE: AYES: 6 NAYS: O ABSENT: O <br /> PASSED this 12th day of October , 1993. <br /> APPROVED this 12th day of October , 1993. <br /> Dennis J . Gallitano <br /> Village Presi ent <br /> ATTEST: <br /> Patricia S. Smith <br /> Village Clerk <br />