(70 ILCS 3705/7)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 194)
The board of trustees may appoint a general manager to serve
a term of five years and until his successor is appointed, and his
compensation shall be fixed by resolution of the board. Such general
manager shall devote his time exclusively to the affairs of the
district, and shall have power to employ, discharge and fix the
compensation of all employees of the district, except as in this Act
otherwise provided, and he shall perform and exercise such other powers
and duties as may be conferred upon him by the Board of Trustees.
Such general manager shall be chosen without regard to his political
affiliation and upon the sole basis of his administrative and technical
qualifications to manage the waterworks properties and affairs of the
district, and he may be discharged at a meeting of the board of trustees upon a majority vote of the members. Such general manager need not be a resident of the district
at the time he is chosen.
(Source: P.A. 100-172, eff. 8-18-17.)