(70 ILCS 2205/7)
(from Ch. 42, par. 253)
The board of trustees, and its successors in office, shall
constitute the corporate authority of the sanitary district, and shall
exercise all powers and manage and control all the affairs and property
of the district. The board of trustees may select a clerk, treasurer,
engineer and attorney, and employ such other clerks and
employees necessary for such municipality. All employees selected by the
board shall hold their respective offices during the pleasure of the
board, and shall give such bonds as may be required by the board. The
board may prescribe the duties and fix the compensation of all the
officers and employees of the district. The salary of the president of
the board of trustees shall not exceed $2,000 per year, and the salary
of the other members of the board shall not exceed $1,000 per year.
The compensation received by any attorney shall not exceed the sum
of $3,500 per year.
Each trustee shall, before entering upon the duties of his
office, execute a bond with security to be approved by the circuit
court, payable to the district, in the penal sum of $10,000,
conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of his office.
Each bond shall be filed with and preserved by the county clerk.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 699.)