(70 ILCS 503/15)
Chanute-Rantoul National Aviation Center Redevelopment Commission; creation.
(a) The Chanute-Rantoul National Aviation Center Redevelopment Commission is created as a political
subdivision, body politic, and municipal corporation of the State. The territorial jurisdiction of the Commission shall extend over all of
the 1,400 acres, more or less, under public control, within the area commonly known and described as Chanute Air Force Base, and the entire 2,125 acres of the area commonly known and described as Chanute Air Force Base that is under public control for the purposes of underground infrastructure issues.
(b) The governing body of the Commission shall be a Board of Directors consisting of 7 public members appointed by the Village President, with the advice and consent of the Village Board, and the following ex-officio, non-voting members:
(1) The Director of Commerce and Economic
All public members must reside within East Central Illinois. Five members shall constitute a quorum.
All persons appointed as public members must have recognized ability and experience in one or more of the following areas: economic development, finance, banking, industrial development, real estate development, transportation, logistics, community development, or venture capital finance.
The members shall elect the following officers from among the public members of the Commission: Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. The officers shall serve for a term prescribed by the Commission.
All members of the Commission shall serve without compensation for their services as members but may be reimbursed for all necessary expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties as members.
(c) The terms of all members shall begin 30 days after the effective date of this Act. Of the initial appointees, one member shall serve for a term of 2 years, 2 members shall serve for a term of 3 years, 2 members shall serve for a term of 4 years, and 2 members shall serve for a term of 5 years. All successors shall serve 5-year terms, except in case of an appointment to fill a vacancy. Vacancies occurring among the public members shall be filled for the remainder of the term.
Board shall determine the general policy of the Commission, approve its annual budget, make all appropriations, adopt all resolutions and
ordinances providing for the issuance of bonds or notes by the Commission,
adopt its bylaws, rules, and regulations, and have such other
powers and duties as may be prescribed in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-908, eff. 6-23-06.)