(70 ILCS 3715/5.2) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 227.2)
    Sec. 5.2. Any water authority, that has determined to have an elected rather than an appointed board of trustees pursuant to Section 5.1, may, in the manner provided in this Section, revert to an appointed board of trustees.
    Upon presentation to the board of trustees of a petition, signed by not less than 10% of the electors of the authority, requesting that a proposition for the appointment of trustees be submitted to the electors of the authority, the board of trustees shall certify that proposition to the proper election officials, who shall, at an election conducted in accordance with the general election law, submit such proposition to the electors of the district. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
    Shall the trustees of........       YES
Water Authority be appointed,      ---------------------------
rather than elected?                    NO
    If a majority of the votes cast on such proposition are in the affirmative, the trustees of the authority shall thereafter be appointed as provided in Section 3.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)