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RESOLUTION NO. 13-11 <br />A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND VILLAGE CLERK TO EXECUTE <br />AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF ELK <br />GROVE VILLAGE AND COOK COUNTY FOR ACCESS TO GEOGRAPHIC <br />INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village (the Village) is a special charter municipal <br />corporation acting under and pursuant to the Illinois Constitution and the laws of the State of <br />Illinois, including the Illinois Municipal Code, 65 ILCS 5/1-1-1 et seq. (the "IMC"); and <br />WHEREAS, pursuant to its special charter and the IMC, the Village is granted all powers <br />necessary to carry out its legislative purposes as to the general governance of the Village and its <br />residents, including the development and use of property, the establishment and maintenance of <br />basic infrastructure such as streets, water systems, sanitary and stormwater sewer systems, and the <br />provision of public safety services; and <br />WHEREAS, in the performance of its general governmental responsibilities, the Village is <br />constantly evaluating and accessing information regarding the physical and other attributes within <br />the Village and adjacent to its boundaries; and <br />WHEREAS, the Cook County Assessor's Office has a geographic information system <br />("GIS") database that it is willing to make available to the Village at no cost; and <br />WHEREAS, GIS data sharing with the Cook County Assessor's Office will allow the <br />Village to access GIS data from the Assessor that will facilitate the Village's decision-making <br />process with respect to its management, provision, and maintenance of governmental services; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, cooperation between and among governmental agencies and entities through <br />intergovernmental agreements is authorized and encouraged by Article VII, Section 10 of the <br />Illinois Constitution of 1970 and by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 5 ILCS 220/1 et seq.; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the Village and the Cook County Assessor have negotiated an Agreement for <br />Access to Geographic Information System in substantially the form attached to this Resolution as <br />Exhibit A. (the Agreement); <br />1 <br />