(55 ILCS 5/3-12004)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-12004)
Membership of commission.
(a) There shall be
a Personnel Policy Commission consisting of 5 members selected from the
general public by the county board chairman with the consent of the county
(b) From the membership of the Personnel Policy Commission the
county board chairman shall select a chairman of the commission.
(c) Appointments to the Personnel Policy Commission shall be made as
(1) two members shall be appointed for a term ending the first
Monday of July, 1979;
(2) two members shall be appointed for a term ending the first
Monday of July, 1980;
(3) one member shall be appointed for a term ending the first
Monday of July, 1981;
(4) thereafter, not later than the first Tuesday of June, each
member shall be appointed in the same manner for a term of 3 years,
except that any person appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to
the expiration of a term shall be appointed in the same manner for the
remainder of the term. Each member of the commission shall hold office
until his successor is appointed and qualified.
The Personnel Policy Commission shall meet at such time
and place as shall be specified by call of the commission chairman. At
least one meeting shall be held quarterly; three members shall
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Commission members
shall serve without compensation; however, they shall be reimbursed for
travel and other necessary and reasonable expenses in accordance with
the established procedures of the county.
(d) Commission members shall be subject to the following
a. not more than 3 members shall be of the same political party;
b. no commissioner shall hold another lucrative office or
employment under the United States, the State of Illinois or any
municipal corporation or political division thereof;
c. no commissioner shall be a member of any local, state or
national committee of a local political party or an officer or member of
standing committees of any partisan political group or organization;
d. no commissioner can be a candidate for any partisan elective
e. commissioners may be removed from office by the county board
chairman, with the consent of the county board, for neglect of duty or
malfeasance in office.
(e) The county board shall make appropriations from the general fund
to meet the estimated cost of administering the provisions of this
(f) The Director of Personnel shall serve as executive secretary of
the Personnel Policy Commission.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)