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MUNICIPALITIES65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-95
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-95)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-95)
Incorporated town officers.
For the general municipal
election to be held
in the year 1985 in every incorporated town with a population
of 25,000 or more by the last official census, and every 4 years thereafter,
the municipal clerk shall certify the names of the candidates
to the proper election authority as provided by the general election
law. A president, a clerk, an assessor, a
collector, and a supervisor shall be elected for a term of 4 years
and until their successors are elected
and have qualified. Whenever a vacancy occurs in the office of any of the
specified officers, the vacancy shall
be filled for the remainder of the term at the next general municipal election
in that incorporated town as provided in Section 3.1-10-50. Whenever an
election is held for this purpose, the municipal clerk shall certify the
office to be filled and the candidates for that office to the election
as provided in the general election law. During the period from the time
a vacancy occurs until a clerk, assessor, collector, or supervisor is elected
and has qualified, the vacancy may be filled by appointment by the president
and board of trustees of that incorporated town voting jointly. During the
period from the time a vacancy occurs until a president is elected and has
qualified, the vacancy may be filled by appointment by the board of trustees
of that incorporated town.
(Source: P.A. 87-1119.)
65 ILCS 5/Art. 3.1 Div. 30
(65 ILCS 5/Art. 3.1 Div. 30 heading)
APPOINTED OFFICERS IN ALL MUNICIPALITIES
65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-5
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-5)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-30-5)
Appointed officers in all municipalities.
(a) The mayor or president, as the case may be, by and with the advice
and consent of the city council or the board
of trustees, may appoint (1) a treasurer (if the treasurer is not an
elected position in the municipality), (2) a collector, (3) a
comptroller, (4) a marshal, (5) an attorney or a corporation counsel, (6)
one or more purchasing agents and deputies, (7) the number of auxiliary police officers determined necessary by the corporate authorities, (8)
police matrons, (9) a commissioner of public works, (10) a budget director
or a budget officer, and (11) other officers
necessary to carry into effect the powers conferred upon municipalities.
(b) By ordinance or resolution to take effect at the end of the current
fiscal year, the corporate authorities, by a two-thirds vote, may discontinue
any appointed office and devolve the duties of that office on any other
municipal officer. After discontinuance, no officer filling the office before
its discontinuance shall have any claim against the municipality for salary
alleged to accrue after the date of discontinuance.
(c) Vacancies in all appointed municipal offices may be filled in the same
manner as appointments are made under subsection (a). The city council or board
of trustees of a municipality, by ordinance not inconsistent with this Code,
may prescribe the duties, define the powers, and fix the term of office of all
appointed officers of the municipality; but the term of office, except as
otherwise expressly provided in this Code, shall not exceed that of the mayor
or president of the municipality.
(d) An appointed officer of a municipality may resign from his or her
office. If an appointed officer resigns, he or she shall continue in office
until a successor has been chosen and has qualified. If there is a failure to
appoint a municipal officer, or the person appointed fails to qualify, the
person filling the office shall continue in office until a successor has been
chosen and has qualified. If an appointed municipal officer ceases to perform
the duties of or to hold the office by reason of death, permanent physical or
mental disability, conviction of a disqualifying crime, or dismissal from or
abandonment of office, the mayor or president of the municipality may appoint a
temporary successor to the officer.
(Source: P.A. 94-984, eff. 6-30-06.)
65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-10
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-10)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-30-10)
(a) In municipalities with a population of
500,000 or more, the
municipal clerk may appoint the number of deputy clerks necessary to
discharge the functions and duties of the office of municipal clerk.
(b) In municipalities of less than 500,000, the municipal clerk, when
authorized by the corporate authorities, may appoint the number of deputy clerks necessary to
discharge the functions and duties of the office of municipal clerk, who
need not be a resident of the municipality. The corporate authorities of the municipality may limit the number of deputy clerks that the municipal clerk may appoint.
(Source: P.A. 94-250, eff. 7-19-05.)
65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-15
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-15)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-30-15)
Clerk as collector.
If, in any municipality, a
is appointed, the corporate authorities may provide by ordinance that the
clerk shall hold
the office of collector.
(Source: P.A. 87-1119.)
65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-20
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-20)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-30-20)
Auxiliary police officers.
(a) Auxiliary police officers shall
not be members of the regular police department of the municipality.
Auxiliary police officers shall not supplement members of the regular
police department of any municipality in the performance of their
assigned and normal duties, except as otherwise provided in this Code.
Auxiliary police officers shall only be assigned to perform the following
duties in a municipality:
(i) to aid or direct traffic within the
municipality, (ii) to aid in control of natural or man made disasters, and
(iii) to aid
in case of civil disorder as directed by the chief of police.
When it is impractical for members of the regular
police department to perform those normal and regular police duties, however,
chief of police of the regular police department may
assign auxiliary police officers to perform those normal and regular police
duties. Identification symbols worn by auxiliary police officers shall be
different and distinct from those used by members of the regular police
department. Auxiliary police officers shall at all times during the
performance of their duties be subject to the direction and control of
the chief of police of the municipality. Auxiliary police officers
shall not carry firearms, except with the permission of the chief of
police and while in uniform and in the performance of their duties.
Auxiliary police officers, when on duty, shall also be conservators of the
peace and shall have the powers specified in Section 3.1-15-25.
(b) Auxiliary police officers, before entering upon any of their duties,
shall receive a course of training in the use of weapons and other
police procedures appropriate for the exercise of the powers
conferred upon them under this Code. The training and course of study
shall be determined and provided by the corporate authorities of each
municipality employing auxiliary police officers. Before being permitted to carry a firearm, however, an auxiliary police officer must have the same course of training as required of peace officers under Section 2 of the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act. The municipal authorities may
require that all auxiliary police officers be residents of the municipality
served by them. Before the appointment of an auxiliary police officer, the
person's fingerprints shall be taken, and no person shall be appointed as an
auxiliary police officer if that person has been convicted of a felony or other
involving moral turpitude.
(c) The Line of Duty Compensation Act
shall be applicable to auxiliary police officers
upon their death in the line of duty described in this Code.
(Source: P.A. 98-725, eff. 1-1-15
65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-21
(65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-21)
A municipality may appoint, discipline,
and discharge part-time police officers. A municipality that employs part-time
police officers shall, by ordinance, establish hiring standards for part-time
police officers and shall submit those standards to the Illinois Law
Enforcement Training Standards Board.
Part-time police officers shall be members of the regular police department,
except for pension purposes. Part-time police officers shall not be assigned
under any circumstances to supervise or direct full-time police officers of a
police department. Part-time police officers shall not be used as permanent
permanent full-time police officers.
Part-time police officers shall be trained under the Intergovernmental Law
Enforcement Officer's In-Service Training Act in accordance with the procedures
for part-time police officers established by the Illinois Law Enforcement
Training Standards Board. A part-time police officer hired after January 1,
1996 who has not yet received certification under Section 8.2 of the Illinois
Police Training Act shall be directly supervised.
(Source: P.A. 89-170, eff. 1-1-96.)