(65 ILCS 5/11-66-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-66-5)
    Sec. 11-66-5. Whenever a specified municipality decides to establish and maintain a municipal coliseum, the mayor or president of the municipality, with the approval of the corporate authorities, shall appoint a board of 3 directors. None of the directors shall hold any other office with the government of the municipality, and all of them shall be citizens of the municipality and chosen with reference to their special fitness for the office. The first board of directors shall hold office, one for one year, one for 2 years, and the third for 3 years, from and after the first day of July following their appointment. At their first regular meeting after their appointment they shall cast lots for the respective terms. Annually thereafter, before the first of July of each year, the mayor or president shall appoint one director to take the place of the retiring director. These subsequent appointees shall hold office for a period of 3 years. All directors shall hold office until their respective successors are appointed. The mayor or president, with the approval of the corporate authorities, may remove any director for misconduct in office or neglect of duty. Vacancies in the board of directors, however occasioned, shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in like manner as original appointments.
    No director at any time, either directly or indirectly, shall be interested in any contract with the board or in the purchase or sale of any supplies or materials used in the building or maintenance of the municipal coliseum. No director shall receive compensation for his services as director.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)