(70 ILCS 1810/20)
(from Ch. 19, par. 171)
The Board may appoint an executive director, who shall be a
person of recognized ability and business experience, to hold office during
the pleasure of the Board. The executive director shall have management of the
properties and business of the District and the employees thereof subject
to the general control of the Board, shall direct the enforcement of all
ordinances, resolutions, rules, and regulations of the Board, and shall
perform such other duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the
Board. The Board may appoint a general attorney and a chief engineer, and
shall provide for the appointment of other officers, attorneys, engineers,
consultants, agents and employees as may be necessary. It shall define
their duties and require bonds of such of them as the Board may designate.
The executive director, general attorney, chief engineer, and all other
officers provided for pursuant to this section shall be exempt from taking
and subscribing any oath of office and shall not be members of the Board.
The compensation of the executive director, general attorney, chief engineer,
and all other officers, attorneys, consultants, agents and employees shall
be fixed by the Board, subject to the provisions of Section 17 hereof.
(Source: P.A. 83-1360.)