(55 ILCS 5/3-14011)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-14011)
Civil service commission.
The president of the county
board shall at the first regular meeting of the first day after July, A. D.
1895, appoint three persons, who shall constitute and be known as the civil
service commission of said county; one for a term ending on the first
Monday of December, A. D. 1895; one for a term ending on the first Monday
of December, A. D. 1896; one ending on the first Monday of December, A. D.
1897, and until their respective successors are appointed and qualified.
And at the respective dates above named, or soon thereafter, the president
shall in like manner appoint one person as the successor, or a commission,
whose term shall then expire, to serve as a commissioner for three years,
and until his successor is in like manner appointed and qualified. Two
commissioners shall constitute a quorum. All appointments to such
commission, both original and to fill vacancies, shall be so made that not
more than two members shall at the time of appointment be members of the
same political party. Said commissioner shall hold no other lucrative
office or employment under the United States, the State of Illinois, or any
municipal corporation or political division thereof. Each commissioner,
before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take the oath
prescribed by the Constitution of this State.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)