(55 ILCS 105/3)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 203)
County board for care and treatment of persons with a developmental disability.
(a) When any county has authority to levy a tax for the purpose of this
Act, the presiding officer of the county board with the advice and consent of
the county board, shall appoint a board of
3 directors who shall administer
this Act. The board shall be designated the "(name of county) County Board for
Care and Treatment of Persons with a Developmental
Disability". The original appointees shall be appointed for terms expiring,
respectively, on June 30 in the first, second and third
years following their
appointment as designated by the appointing authority. All succeeding terms
shall be for 3 years and appointments shall be made in like manner. Vacancies
shall be filled in like manner for the balance of the unexpired term. Each
director shall serve until his successor is appointed. Directors shall serve
without compensation but shall be reimbursed for expenses reasonably incurred
in the performance of their duties.
(b) The county board of any county that has established a 3-member board under this Section may, by ordinance or resolution, provide that the county board for
care and treatment of persons with a developmental
disability in that county shall consist of 5 members. Within 60 days after the ordinance or resolution is adopted, the presiding officer of the county, with the advice and consent of the county board, shall appoint the 2 additional members. One member shall serve for a term expiring on June 30 of the second year following his or her appointment, and one shall serve for a term expiring on June 30 of the third year following his or her appointment. Their successors shall serve for 3-year terms.
(Source: P.A. 96-295, eff. 8-11-09.)