(65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-75)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-75)
Districts; election of trustees.
(a) After a village with a
population of 5,000 or more adopts the
provisions of this Section in the manner prescribed in Section 3.1-25-80,
the board of trustees by ordinance shall divide and, whenever
necessary thereafter, shall redistrict the village into 6 compact and
contiguous districts of approximately equal population as required by law.
shall be completed not less than 30 days before the first day for the filing
of nominating petitions for the next succeeding election of village officers
held in accordance with the general election law.
(b) Each of the districts shall be represented by one trustee who shall have
been an actual resident of the district for at least 6 months immediately
before his or her election in the first election after a redistricting, unless the trustee is a resident of a newly incorporated municipality.
Only the electors of a district shall elect the
trustee from that
(c) The provisions of this Code relating to terms of office of aldermen in
cities shall also apply to the terms of office of trustees under this
(Source: P.A. 95-646, eff. 1-1-08.)