(70 ILCS 1600/4) (from Ch. 32, par. 503e)
    Sec. 4. Annually the commissioners shall choose from among their members a president and vice-president, to serve for a term of one year and until their successors are chosen and qualified. The president shall preside at the meetings of the commissioners but shall have the power to vote as any other member and shall not have the power of veto. In the absence of the president, the vice-president shall perform the president's functions. No official action shall be taken except upon the affirmative vote of six commissioners.
    The commissioners shall appoint a secretary and a treasurer, either from within or outside of their own membership, who shall be residents of the city in which the property of the Authority is located and shall serve for a term prescribed by the commissioners. Before entering upon the duties of their respective offices the secretary and treasurer shall execute a bond, with security to be approved by the commissioners of such Authority, in the penal sum of $30,000 payable to such Authority conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of the office.
    The commissioners shall prescribe the powers and duties and fix the compensation of the secretary, treasurer and all other officers and employees of the Authority.
(Source: Laws 1935, p. 613.)