Whiteside County Soil and Water
Conservation District
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Directors


Pictured left to right: Dave Cook, Paul Young, Vern Latwesen, Mike Jacobsen and Jeff Deets.

2017 Board of Directors:

SWCD Chairman 
Vern Latwesen

SWCD Vice Chairman 
Jeff Deets

SWCD and Education Foundation Secretary/Treasurer 
Mike Jacobsen

Director/Education Foundation Chairman 
Paul Young

Director/Education Foundation Vice Chairman 
Dave Cook

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Prevailing Wage

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF
ORDINANCE NO:
PREVAILING WAGE RATES 

TAKE NOTICE that the Soil and Water Conservation District of Whiteside County, pursuant to “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 anyone under contract for public works,” approved June 9, 2017, as amended, has determined on, and as effective from June 9, 2017, that the general prevailing rate of wages in this locality for laborers, mechanics, and other workers engaged in the construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the Whiteside County SWCD is the same as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois for Whiteside County as of June 9, 2017. A copy of the full Ordinance and the Department of Labor determination is available for inspection by any interested party in the main office of the Whiteside County SWCD, 16255 Liberty Street, Morrison, IL 61270, and to any employer; association of employers and any person of employee or association of employees who have filed, or file their names and addresses, requesting copies of the same.

Whiteside County SWCD
16255 Liberty Street
Morrison, IL 61270
By: Dave Cook, Chairman

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

WHITESIDE COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRRICT

PREVAILING WAGE ACT ORDINANCE

 

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 anyone under contract for public works”, approved June 26, 1941, as amended, being Chapter 820 ILCS 130/1-12, Illinois Compiled Statues; and

Whereas, the aforesaid Act requires that Board of Trustees of the Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District investigate and ascertain the prevailing rate of wages as defined in said Act for laborers, mechanics and other workers in the locality of the Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District employed in performing construction of public works, for said Board of Trustees.

Now, therefore, be it ordained by the Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District in Whiteside County, Illinois, as follows:

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 the State, County, City or any public body or any political subdivision or by anyone 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 the construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees is hereby ascertained to be the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in the Whiteside County area as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois as of June 2017, 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 consruction undertaken by the Board of Trustees. The definition of any terms appearing in this Ordinance which area also used in the aforesaid Act shall be the same as in said Act.

SECTION 2

Nothing herein shall be construed to apply said general prevailing rate of wages as herein ascertained to any work or employment except public works construction of the Board of Trustees to the extent required by the aforesaid Act.

SECTION 3

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

SECTION 4

The Board of Trustees shall mail a copy of this determination to any employer, and to any association of employers and to any person or association of employees 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 Board of Trustees shall promptly file a certified copy of this Ordinance with BOTH the Secretary of State Index Division and the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois.

SECTION 6

The Board of Trustees shall cause a notice to be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the area of notice of this Ordinance, and such publication shall constitute notice that the determination is effective and that this is the determination of this public body.

The Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District under legal obligation has adopted this policy, but does not necessarily endorse it.

PASSES this

Vern Latwesen

Chairperson

Whiteside Soil and Water Conservation District

 

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