(105 ILCS 5/10-4)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-4)
Election of directors.
(a) In all districts, directors shall be elected in each odd-numbered
year, each for a term of 4 years.
(b) In consolidated districts where 5 directors
are elected in 1981 pursuant to the extension of terms provided by law for
transition to the consolidated election schedule under the general election
law, those directors elected shall, by lot, determine
2 of their number to serve 2 years and 3 to serve 4 years; their successors
shall serve for a 4 year term.
(c) If a proposition to increase the membership of a school district's
board of school directors to 7 directors and to elect a new 7-member board of
school directors to replace the district's existing board of 3 school directors
is approved by the electors of the district at a regular scheduled election as
provided in subsection (b) of Section 10-1, 7 members shall be elected at the
next regular school election, in the manner provided by Article 9, to serve as
the board of school directors of that district. The terms of office of the 3
members of the board of school directors serving at the time of the election of
the initial 7-member board of school directors shall expire when the 7 newly
elected members of the initial 7-member board of school directors assume office
and are organized as provided in Section 10-5. At their organizational
meeting, the initial members of the 7-member board of school directors shall by
lot determine 4 of their number to serve 4 year terms and 3 of their number to
serve 2 year terms. Their successors shall serve for a 4 year term.
(d) In all other districts, one school director
shall be elected in each district every
other odd-numbered year, and two school directors shall be elected in the
intervening odd-numbered years.
(e) When a vacancy occurs in the membership of any board
of school directors the remaining members shall,
days, fill the vacancy by appointment until the next regular school
election, or, upon their failure so to do, the regional superintendent
shall make such appointment within the next 30 days to fill the
vacancy as herein provided.
Upon the regional superintendent's failure
to fill the vacancy, the vacancy shall be filled at the next regularly
(Source: P.A. 90-757, eff. 8-14-98.)