(70 ILCS 1205/4-1)
(from Ch. 105, par. 4-1)
Each member of the governing board of any park district before
entering upon the duties of his office shall take and subscribe an oath to
well and faithfully discharge his duties, which oath shall be filed with
the secretary of said board. The members of such governing board shall
constitute the corporate authority for such district and a majority of such
members shall constitute a quorum for said board at any meeting thereof.
The members of such governing boards shall act as such without
compensation, and each member of the board shall be a legal voter of and
reside within such district.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 113.)