(60 ILCS 1/30-5)
Annual township meeting.
(a) The annual township meeting in the respective townships for the
transaction of the business of the township shall be held on the second Tuesday
of April in each year, after 6 p.m., at the place appointed for those
meetings. Elections for
township officers shall be held in accordance with the consolidated schedule of
elections prescribed by the general election law.
(b) Whenever the date designated in subsection (a) conflicts with the
celebration of Passover or Ramadan, the township board may postpone the annual township
meeting to the first Tuesday following the last day of Passover or Ramadan.
(c) Whenever the consolidated election provided for in subsection
(b) of Section 2A-1.1 of the Election Code is rescheduled to the second
Tuesday in April under Section 2A-1.1a of the Election Code, the annual
township meeting shall be held on the third Tuesday in April at the time
designated by the electors or the township board, whichever is appropriate.
(d) If the Governor declares a disaster under Section 7 of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act and the disaster declaration is effective during the dates designated for a township's annual meeting under subsection (a), (b), or (c), a township board may postpone the annual meeting if circumstances related to the disaster declaration prevent a township from holding its annual meeting. An annual township meeting postponed under this subsection shall be held on the third Tuesday, after 6 p.m., of the month following the expiration of the disaster declaration. If a subsequent disaster is declared under Section 7 of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act prior to or one day after the expiration of the disaster declaration upon which the township board based its decision to postpone the annual meeting and the township board intends to proceed with the annual meeting during this subsequent disaster declaration, the township board must consult with and receive written approval from the county health department in order to proceed with the annual meeting during the course of the subsequent disaster declaration.
(Source: P.A. 101-632, eff. 6-5-20; 102-554, eff. 8-20-21.)