(105 ILCS 5/8-17)
(from Ch. 122, par. 8-17)
Duties of treasurer.
(a) It is also the duty of the township
1. Return to the county clerk, on or before the
first Tuesday in October in each year, the certificate of tax levy made by each school board in his township.
2. Pay all lawful orders issued by the school board
of any district in his township.
3. Collect from the township and county collectors
the full amount of taxes levied by the school boards in his township.
4. Examine the official records of each district in
the township on the first Mondays in April and October of each year.
5. Keep a record account between districts when
pupils are transferred from one district to another.
6. Give notice of the election of trustees, and in
case of the formation of a new school district, of the election of school directors or school board members.
7. Give notice of any regular district election when
the directors or school board members fail or refuse to do so.
8. Publish in some English language newspaper of his
county an annual statement of the finances of the township.
9. Be responsible for receipts, disbursements and
investments arising out of the operation of the school district under his supervision.
(b) The duties of the township treasurer set forth in subsection (a)
shall not be deemed or construed to extend or apply with respect to any
school district in his township which has withdrawn from the jurisdiction
and authority of the township trustees and from the jurisdiction and
authority of the township treasurer as provided in subsection (b) of
Section 5-1, nor to the school business, tax levies, tax revenues, payment
orders, records, elections, annual statements, receipts, disbursements,
investments or other financial or business activities or affairs of any
such school district or of the school board of any such district, other
than the duty to account in accordance with law for any balance of the
income from the permanent township fund required to be apportioned and
distributed to any such district pursuant to Section 5-17 after payment of
all valid claims as provided in that Section, and except as otherwise
provided with respect to the distribution and apportionment of funds
pursuant to Sections 15-31 and 19-28.
(Source: P.A. 86-1441.)