(105 ILCS 5/1B-7) (from Ch. 122, par. 1B-7)
    Sec. 1B-7. Financial Administrator; powers and duties. The Financial Administrator appointed by the Financial Oversight Panel shall serve as the Panel's chief executive officer. The Financial Administrator shall exercise the powers and duties required by the Panel, including but not limited to the following:
        (a) to provide guidance and recommendations to the
local board and officials of the school district in developing the district's financial plan and budget prior to board action;
        (b) to direct the local board to reorganize its
financial accounts, budgetary systems, and internal accounting and financial controls, in whatever manner the Panel deems appropriate to achieve greater financial responsibility and to reduce financial inefficiency, and to provide technical assistance to aid the district in accomplishing the reorganization;
        (c) to make recommendations to the Financial
Oversight Panel concerning the school district's financial plan and budget, and all other matters within the scope of the Panel's authority;
        (d) to prepare and recommend to the Panel a proposal
for emergency State financial assistance for the district, including recommended terms and conditions of repayment, and an operations budget for the Panel to be funded from the emergency assistance or from deductions from the district's general State aid or evidence-based funding;
        (e) to require the local board to prepare and submit
preliminary staffing and budgetary analyses annually prior to February 1 in such manner and form as the Financial Administrator shall prescribe; and
        (f) subject to the direction of the Panel, to do all
other things necessary or convenient to carry out its purposes and exercise the powers given to the Panel under this Article.
(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)