(70 ILCS 705/16.12) (from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 37.12)
    Sec. 16.12. In order to prevent a stoppage of public business, to meet extraordinary exigencies, or to prevent material impairment of the fire department, the board may make temporary appointments, to remain in force until regular appointments may be made under the provisions of this Act, but never to exceed sixty days. No temporary appointment of any person shall be made more than twice in any calendar year.
(Source: P.A. 85-603.)