(70 ILCS 650/15)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 31, 2018)
    Sec. 15. Promise Zone Authority; creation.
    (a) If the governing body, by ordinance or resolution, establishes the promise zone, the governing body shall, by ordinance or resolution, create a Lincoln Promise Zone Authority.
    (b) For the City of Rockford and the City of Aurora, an Authority shall be under the supervision and control of a Board consisting of the mayor and 6 members appointed by the mayor, with the advice and consent of the governing body, with 2 of the 6 members being educators and 2 of the 6 members being community business leaders. With respect to the City of East St. Louis, an Authority shall be under the supervision and control of a Board consisting of the mayor and (i) 2 members who are educators appointed by the State Senator from the 57th Legislative District, with the advice and consent of the governing body; (ii) 2 members who are community business leaders appointed by the State Senator from the 57th Legislative District, with the advice and consent of the governing body; and (iii) 2 members appointed by the mayor, with the advice and consent of the governing body. Each member of an Authority shall serve until the Authority is abolished under Section 90 of this Act. An appointment to fill a vacancy shall be made by the person who made the original appointment, with the advice and consent of the governing body. Members of the Board shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses from funds the Authority receives. The Chairperson of the Board shall be elected by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 98-198, eff. 8-9-13.)