(55 ILCS 105/4)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 204)
The directors shall meet in July, annually, and elect one of their
number as president and one as secretary, and shall elect such other
officers as they deem necessary. They shall adopt such rules for the
administration of this Act as may be proper and expedient. They shall
report to the court, from time to time, a detailed statement of their
The board shall have exclusive control of all money paid into the
Fund for Persons with a Developmental Disability and shall draw upon the county
treasurer for all or any part of that fund required by the board in the
performance of its duties and exercise of its powers under this Act.
The board may establish, maintain and equip facilities within the
county, for the care and treatment of persons with a
developmental disability together with such auxiliary facilities connected
therewith as the board finds necessary. For those purposes, the board may
acquire, to be held in its name, real and personal property within the county
by gift, grant, legacy, purchase or lease and may occupy, purchase, lease or
erect an appropriate building or buildings for the use of such facilities and
all related facilities and activities.
The board may provide for the care and treatment of persons with a
developmental disability who are not residents of the
county and may establish and collect reasonable charges for such services.
(Source: P.A. 88-380; 88-388; 89-585, eff. 1-1-97.)