(65 ILCS 97/25)
Duties and Functions of Commission.
The duties and functions
of the governing commission of a program shall include the following:
(a) To establish policies, rules, regulations, bylaws, and procedures
for both the governing commission and the program. No policies, rules,
regulations, or bylaws shall be adopted by the governing commission
without prior notice to the residents of the territory of a program and an
opportunity for such residents to be heard.
(b) To provide annual status reports on the program to the mayor and
corporate authorities of the municipality, to provide an assessment to
the General Assembly on the feasibility of expanding this Act beyond the Pilot
Project Area, and to hold a minimum of one public meeting per year within
the territory to provide a status report and to receive community input.
(c) To manage, administer, and invest the security fund.
(d) To employ necessary personnel, acquire necessary office space, enter
into contractual relationships and disburse funds in accordance with the
provisions of this Act.
(e) To establish criteria and standards necessary for an open bidding
process for hiring a security firm to perform patrol services and to oversee
the contract with the security firm.
(f) To purchase and maintain sufficient insurance against liabilities and
(g) To perform such other functions in connection with the program and
the security fund as required under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 88-439.)