(70 ILCS 910/14) (from Ch. 23, par. 1264)
    Sec. 14. The board of directors of a District shall possess and exercise all of its legislative and executive powers. Within thirty days after the appointment of the initial directors, the board shall meet. The time and place of the first meeting of the board shall be designated by the circuit court. At its first meeting the board shall elect a chairman from its members and select a secretary, treasurer and such officers or employees as it deems expedient or necessary for the accomplishment of its corporate objects. The secretary and treasurer need not be members of the Board. At the meeting the board, by ordinance, shall define the first and subsequent fiscal years of the District, and shall adopt a corporate seal and by-laws, which shall determine the times for the annual election of officers and of other regular and special meetings of the board and shall contain the rules for the transaction of other business of the District and for amending such by-laws.
    Each director of any such District shall devote such time to the duties of such office as the faithful discharge thereof may require and shall serve without compensation.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3716.)