(70 ILCS 2005/8) (from Ch. 85, par. 6858)
    Sec. 8. The board of trustees of the district shall have power to take all necessary or proper steps to provide rescue services within the district; to purchase equipment, supplies and materials; to recruit rescue squad personnel, who shall be compensated at a rate determined by the board of trustees; and generally to do any and all things necessary or incident to the powers granted by this Act and to carry out the objects of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-916.)