(105 ILCS 5/12-10)
(from Ch. 122, par. 12-10)
Territory constituting - Board of education.
All the territory of each county not included in a district
maintaining a recognized four year high school is a non-high school
district for the purpose of levying a tax to pay the tuition of all
eighth grade graduates residing therein, including pupils attending a
recognized two or three year high school conducted by a school district.
The board of education for each non-high school district shall consist
of the county superintendent of schools who shall be an ex-officio
member of the board and secretary thereof but who shall have no vote,
and 3 members each of whom shall serve for 4 years from the
first Monday of the month following his election. At the first such election
those elected shall, by lot, determine one to serve for 2 years and 2 for
4 years; thereafter all terms shall be for 4 years. When a vacancy occurs
on the board, the remaining members shall, within 30 days, fill the
vacancy by appointment until the next regular election for members of the board.
Within 10 days after the commencement of their terms the members of the
board shall meet and organize by electing one of their number president.
Notwithstanding any provision of Article 7 the non-high school board
shall remain in existence after the elimination of all the non-high
school territory of the county for which it was elected until it
prepares for and delivers to the county clerk a final statement showing
the amount of debts or obligations, other than bonded indebtedness, of
the district, the date upon which such debts or obligations were
incurred and to whom the obligations run, together with a map showing
the extent of the territory on such dates.
This section does not prevent the organization of any territory of
non-high school districts into community high school districts.
(Source: P.A. 80-1469.)