(70 ILCS 210/22)
(from Ch. 85, par. 1242)
Chief executive officer.
(a) The chief executive
officer of the Authority
shall be responsible for the management of the properties, business and
employees of the authority, shall direct the enforcement of all ordinances,
resolutions, rules and regulations of the Board, and shall perform such
other duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the Board. The
chief executive officer, in his discretion, may make recommendations to the
Board with respect to appointments pursuant to this Section 22, contracts
and policies and procedures. Any officers, attorneys, engineers,
consultants, agents and employees appointed in accordance with this Section
22 shall report to the chief executive officer.
(b) The Board may appoint other officers who are subject to the
general control of the Board and who are subordinate to the chief executive
Board shall provide for the appointment of such other officers, attorneys,
engineers, consultants, agents and employees as may be necessary. It shall
define their duties and require bonds of such of them as the Board may
(c) The chief executive officer and other officers appointed by the
Board pursuant to this
Section shall be exempt from taking and subscribing any oath of office and
shall not be members of the Board. The compensation of the chief executive
officer and all other
officers, attorneys, consultants, agents and employees shall be fixed by
(d) The Board shall adopt a personnel code governing the Authority's
employment, evaluation, promotion and discharge of employees. Such code
may be modeled after the standards and procedures found in the Personnel Code,
including provisions for (i) competitive examinations, (ii) eligibility
lists for appointment and promotion, (iii) probationary periods and
performance records, (iv) layoffs, discipline and discharges, and (v) such
other matters, not inconsistent with law, as may be necessary for the
proper and efficient operation of the Authority and its facilities.
The Authority shall conduct an annual review of (i) the performance of
the officers appointed by the Board who are subordinate to the chief
and (ii) the
services provided by outside attorneys, construction managers,
or consultants who have been retained by, or performed services for, the
Authority during the previous twelve month period.
(e) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act to the contrary, the position of chief executive officer ends on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly. The Trustee shall assume all of the responsibilities of the chief executive officer. The Board created by this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall appoint a chief executive officer, provided the chief executive officer shall not be appointed until the Trustee has served a term of 18 months.
(Source: P.A. 96-898, eff. 5-27-10.)