McHenry County
Illinois

Ordinance
6077

Ordinance Adopting the Prevailing Wage Rates

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Category:General

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  2. PREVAILING WAGE RATES

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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 of any political subdivision or by anyone under contract for public works," approved June 26, 1941 as amended, and codified as 820 ILCS 130/et seq; and

 

WHEREAS, the aforesaid Act requires that the County of McHenry investigate and ascertain the prevailing wage rate of wages as defined in said Act for laborers, mechanics, and other workers in the said county employed in performing construction of public works for said county; and

 

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois, Department of Labor, Conciliation and Mediation Division has revised said prevailing wage rates to be effective June 5, 2017.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by this County Board of McHenry 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 of 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 construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the McHenry County Board is hereby ascertained to be the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in McHenry County areas as determined by the Department of Labor, State of Illinois, as of June 5, 2017, a copy of that determination being attached herewith and made part thereof.  As required by said Act, any and all revisions of the prevailing rate of wages by the Illinois Department of Labor shall supersede the Department’s June determination and apply to any and all construction undertaken by the County of McHenry.

 

Section 2:  Nothing herein contained shall be construed to apply said same prevailing rate of wages as herein ascertained to any work or employment except public works construction of the County of McHenry to the extent required by the aforesaid Act.

 

Section 3:  The McHenry County Clerk shall publicly post or keep available for inspection by any interested party in the main office of the County, 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 County Clerk 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, or filed their names and addresses requesting copies of any determination stating that particular rate and the particular class of workers whose wages will be effected by such rates.

 

Section 5:  The County Clerk shall promptly file a certified copy of this Ordinance with the Illinois Secretary of State Index Division, Illinois Department of Labor; the County Administrator; the Auditor; the Associate County Administrator - Finance; and the Purchasing Director.

 

Section 6:  The County Clerk shall cause to be published once, in a newspaper of general circulation within the area, a copy of this Ordinance.  Such publication shall constitute notice that the determination is effective and that this is the determination of the McHenry County Board.