(70 ILCS 3105/10)
(from Ch. 85, par. 1660)
Within 60 days after their selection, the trustees shall organize by
selecting from their members a president, secretary, treasurer and such
other officers as are deemed necessary, who shall hold office for the
fiscal year in which elected and until their successors are selected and
qualify. Three trustees shall constitute a quorum of the board for the
transaction of business. The board shall hold regular monthly meetings.
Special meetings may be called by the president and shall be called on
the request of a majority of members as may be required.
The board shall provide for the proper and safe keeping of its
permanent records and for the recording of the corporate action of the
district. It shall keep a proper system of accounts showing a true and
accurate record of its receipts and disbursements and it shall cause an
annual audit to be made of its books, records and accounts.
The records of the district shall be subject to public inspection at
all reasonable hours and under such regulations as the board may
The district shall annually make a full and complete report to the
county board of each county within the district or, if the boundaries
of the district are not coextensive with a county or counties, to
the board of township trustees of each township within the district
and to the Environmental
Protection Agency of its transactions and operations for the preceding
year. Such report shall contain a full statement of its receipts,
disbursements and the program of work for the period covered, and may
include such recommendations as may be deemed advisable.
Executive or ministerial duties may be delegated to one or more
trustees or to an authorized officer, employee, agent, attorney or other
representative of the district.
All officers and employees authorized to receive or retain the
custody of money or to sign vouchers, checks, warrants or evidences of
indebtedness binding upon the district shall furnish surety bond for the
faithful performance of their duties and the faithful accounting for all
moneys that may come into their hands in an amount to be fixed and in a
form to be approved by the board.
All contracts for supplies, material or work involving an expenditure
in excess of $1,500 shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder, after
due advertisement except work requiring personal confidence or necessary
supplies under the control of monopolies, where competitive bidding is
impossible. All contracts for supplies, material or work shall be signed
by the president of the board and by any such other office as the board
in its discretion may designate.
(Source: P.A. 80-689.)