Washington Township 2017 Prevailing Wage Rate Ordinance

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By law, Washington Township is required to pass a prevailing wage ordinance in June of each year. A complete copy of the Prevailing Wage Ordinance” is listed below.

“AN ORDINANCE OF WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS ASCERTAINING THE PREVAILING RATE OF WAGES FOR LABORERS, WORKMEN AND MECHANICS EMPLOYED ON PUBLIC WORKS OF SAID TOWNSHIP”

Ordinance # 17-03

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois has enacted “An Act regulating wages of laborers, mechanics and other workers employed in any public works by the State, county, city or any public body or any political subdivision or by any one under contract for public works,” approved June 26, 1941, as amended (Illinois Compiled Statutes, (820 ILCS 130/1 et.seq.) as amended and

WHEREAS, the aforesaid Act requires that Washington Township investigate and ascertain the prevailing rate of wages as defined in said Act for laborers, mechanics and other workers in the locality of said Township employed in performing construction of public works, for said Township. 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY Supervisor and Board of Trustees of Washington Township:

SECTION 1: To the extent and as required by “An Act regulating wages of laborers, mechanics and other workers employed in any public works by State, county, city or any public body or any political subdivision or by any one under contract for public works,” approved June 26, 1941, as amended, the general prevailing rate of wages in this locality for laborers, mechanics and other workers engaged in construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the Washington Township is hereby ascertained to be the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in Will County area as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois as of June of the current year a copy of that determination being attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. As required by said Act, any and all revisions of the prevailing rate of wages by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois shall supersede the Department’s June determination and apply to any and all public works construction undertaken by Washington Township. The definition of any terms appearing in this Ordinance which are also used in aforesaid Act shall be the same as in said Act.

SECTION 2: Nothing herein contained shall be construed to apply said general prevailing rate of wages as herein ascertained to any work or employment except public works of Washington Township to the extent required by the aforesaid Act.

SECTION 3: The Washington Township Clerk shall publicly post or keep available for inspection by any interested party in the main office of Washington Township this determination or any revisions of such prevailing rate of wage. A copy of this determination or of the current revised determination of prevailing rate of wages then in effect shall be attached to all contract specifications.

SECTION 4: The Washington Township Clerk shall mail a copy of this determination to any employer, and to any association of employers and to any person or association of employers who have filed their names and addresses, requesting copies of any determination stating the particular rates and the particular class of workers whose wages will be affected by such rates.

SECTION 5: The Washington Township Clerk shall promptly file a certified copy of this Ordinance with the Secretary of State Index Division and the Illinois Department of Labor. 

SECTION 6: The Washington Township Clerk shall cause to be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the area a notice that this Ordinance has been adopted and such publication shall constitute notice that the determination is effective and that this is the determination of this public body. 

Passed this 5th day of June 2017.

APPROVED:

Michael Stanula

Supervisor

True & Correct Copy 

ATTEST:

Joseph Burgess

Washington Township Clerk