Purpose: Sec. 4. The trustees shall constitute a board of trustees for the sanitary district. The board of trustees is the corporate authority of the sanitary district, and may exercise all the powers and manage and control all the affairs and property of the district. The board of trustees at the beginning of each new term of office shall meet and elect one of their number as president, one of their number as vice-president, and from or outside of their membership a clerk and an assistant clerk. In case of the death, resignation, absence from the state, or other disability of the president, the powers, duties and emoluments of the office of the president shall devolve upon the vice‑president, until such disability is removed or until a successor to the president is appointed and chosen in the manner provided in this Act. The board may select a treasurer, engineer and attorney for the district, who shall hold their respective offices during the pleasure of the board, and give such bond as may be required by the board. The board may appoint such other officers and hire such employees to manage and control the operations of the district as it deems necessary. The board may prescribe the duties and fix the compensation of all the officers and employees of the sanitary district. However, no member of the board of trustees shall receive more than $6,000 per year. The board of trustees has full power to pass all necessary ordinances, rules and regulations for the proper management and conduct of the business of the board and the sanitary district, and for carrying into effect the collection and disposal of sewage and the purposes for which the sanitary district was formed.
Authority: 70 ILCS 2805
Contact: Lawrence Varsek- Attorney
Phone #: (815) 744-3323
Composition: 70 ILCS 2805/3A Board of trustees, consisting of 3 members, for the government, control and management of the affairs and business of each sanitary district organized under this Act shall be created by appointment as provided in paragraph (b) of this section or by election as provided in Sections 3.1 and 3.2.
Meeting Date/Time: As needed basis
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