(310 ILCS 10/8.1c)
Citizens Review Board.
A Citizens Review Board is
established for the housing authority in any
municipality having over 500,000 inhabitants to
housing authority police force.
The Board shall consist of 9 members with 5 appointed by the executive
of the housing authority, 2 appointed by the housing authority's Central
Advisory Council, and 2 appointed by the housing authority's Senior Advisory
Council. The initial terms of the members shall be one, 2, 3, 4, and 5 years
for the members appointed by the executive director, one and 2 years for the
members appointed by the Central Advisory Council, and one and 2 years for the
members appointed by the Senior Advisory Council. The
appointing authority shall determine which initial term each appointee shall
Each successor of the initial members shall serve for a term of 4 years.
The initial appointments to the Board shall be made within 30 days of the
effective date of this amendatory Act of 1997.
The Board shall select one of its members to serve as chairperson.
The Board may, after notice and a hearing, remove by majority vote
a member of the Board who has been found guilty of neglect of duty or
malfeasance. If a
member of the Board resigns or is removed, the official or body that would
member's successor shall appoint a person to serve the remainder of the
member's term. After a member's term expires, the member shall continue to
serve until a successor is appointed and qualified.
Subject to collective bargaining agreements, the Board
has the authority, after holding a
suspend, terminate, or take other disciplinary action
housing authority police officer if:
(1) the officer is found by the Board to have