(70 ILCS 15/4)
(from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 704)
Authority created; members.
There is created the Kankakee
River Valley Area Airport Authority, a body corporate and politic, to
consist of 8 members. Four members shall be appointed by the Kankakee
County Board. Four members shall be appointed by the Will County Board.
No person shall be appointed to the Authority who is an elected official of
the State of Illinois or any political subdivision thereof.
The terms of all members of the Authority shall begin 30 days after the
effective date of this Act. Two members shall serve until the third Monday
in January 1993, 2 shall serve until the third Monday in January 1994,
2 shall serve until the third Monday in January 1995 and 2 shall serve
until the third Monday in January 1996. All successors
shall be appointed by the original appointing authority and hold office for
a term of 5 years commencing the third Monday in January of the year in
which their term commences, except in the case of an appointment to fill a
vacancy. Vacancies shall be filled for the remainder of the term. Five
members of the Authority shall constitute a quorum.
Members, while serving on business of the Authority, shall receive
reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred while so serving.
In addition, each member shall receive compensation of $150 per day for
each day served at regular or special meetings approved by the chairman,
except that such compensation shall not exceed $7,500 in any year for any
Each member shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take
and subscribe to the constitutional oath of office and give bond in the penal
sum of $100,000 conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties.
The oath and bond shall be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 86-1400.)