(60 ILCS 1/15-50)
Powers exercised by city council.
All the powers vested in the
township described in Section 15-45, including all the powers now vested by law
in the highway commissioners of the township and in the township board of the
township, shall be exercised by the city council. The city council shall
perform the duties of a township or multi-township board in relation to the
township or multi-township assessor as provided in the Property Tax Code.
By a resolution passed by a three-fourths vote, the city council of any
rule municipality may
cease to exercise the powers of the township board. Vacancies within the
offices of township clerk,
township collector, and board of trustees resulting from the city council's
action shall be filled in
accordance with the general election law for the holding of township elections.
Any action taken under
this Section shall not alter the rights and duties of the township supervisor
as chief executive officer of the
township or of any other duly elected township officials.
(Source: P.A. 90-698, eff. 8-7-98.)