Purpose: Pursuant to 305 ILCS 5/11-8 Appeals of a local government unit�s decision regarding general assistance are to be heard by a �Public Aid Committee consisting of the Chairman of the County Board, and 4 members who are Township Supervisors of General Assistance appointed by the Chairman, with the advice and consent of the County Board.
Authority: 305 ILCS 5
Contact: James Harvey Legal Counsel, Office of the County Excecutive
Phone #: (815) 740-8380
Composition: Members must be currently serving Township Supervisors
Meeting Date/Time: As needed basis Location: Will County Office Building 302 N. Chicago St. in Joliet
Notes: Board information (305/ILCS 5/11-8)(1) In counties under township organization (except such counties in which the governing authority is a Board of Commissioners) appeals shall be to a Public Aid Committee consisting of the Chairman of the County Board, and 4 members who are township supervisors of general assistance, appointed by the Chairman, with the advice and consent of county board...In counties designated in paragraph (1) the Chairman or President of the County Board shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the county board, one or more alternate members of the Public Aid Committee. All regular and alternate members shall be Supervisors of General Assistance. In any appeal involving a local governmental unit whose Supervisor of General Assistance is a member of the Committee, he shall be replaced for that appeal by an alternate member designated by the Chairman or President of the County Board, with the advice and consent of the county board.
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