(40 ILCS 5/3-128) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-128)
    Sec. 3-128. Board created. A board of 5 members shall constitute a board of trustees to administer the pension fund and to designate the beneficiaries thereof. The board shall be known as the "Board of Trustees of the Police Pension Fund" of the municipality.
    Two members of the board shall be appointed by the mayor or president of the board of trustees of the municipality involved. The 3rd and 4th members of the board shall be elected from the active participants of the pension fund by such active participants. The 5th member shall be elected by and from the beneficiaries.
    One of the members appointed by the mayor or president of the board of trustees shall serve for one year beginning on the 2nd Tuesday in May after the municipality comes under this Article. The other appointed member shall serve for 2 years beginning on the same date. Their successors shall serve for 2 years each or until their successors are appointed and qualified.
    The election for board members shall be held biennially on the 3rd Monday in April, at such place or places in the municipality and under the Australian ballot system and such other regulations as shall be prescribed by the appointed members of the board.
    The active pension fund participants shall be entitled to vote only for the active participant members of the board. All beneficiaries of legal age may vote only for the member chosen from among the beneficiaries. No person shall be entitled to cast more than one ballot at such election. The term of elected members shall be 2 years, beginning on the 2nd Tuesday of the first May after the election.
    Upon the death, resignation or inability to act of any elected board member, his or her successor shall be elected for the unexpired term at a special election, to be called by the board and conducted in the same manner as the regular biennial election.
    Members of the board shall neither receive nor have any right to receive any salary from the pension fund for services performed as trustees in that office.
(Source: P.A. 83-1440.)