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90_HB1178 605 ILCS 5/6-207 from Ch. 121, par. 6-207 Amends the Illinois Highway Code to allow the district clerk to receive a per diem fixed by the county board, the highway board of trustees, or the board of town trustees. Effective January 1, 1998. LRB9003769NTsb LRB9003769NTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Highway Code by changing 2 Section 6-207. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by 6 changing Section 6-207 as follows: 7 (605 ILCS 5/6-207) (from Ch. 121, par. 6-207) 8 Sec. 6-207. Compensation of highway commissioner and 9 other officers. 10 (a) Unless an annual salary is fixed as provided in this 11 Section, the highway commissioner shall receive for each day 12 he or she is necessarily employed in the discharge of 13 official duties a per diem to be fixed by the county board in 14 road districts in counties not under township organization, 15 by the highway board of trustees in consolidated township 16 road districts, and by the board of town trustees in 17 districts composed of a single township. Before any per diem 18 is paid, a sworn statement shall be filed by the commissioner 19 in the office of the district clerk, showing the number of 20 days the commissioner was employed, the kind of employment, 21 and the dates of employment. 22 The boards specified in the preceding paragraph may, 23 instead of a per diem, fix an annual salary for the highway 24 commissioner at not less than $3,000, to be paid in equal 25 monthly installments. The boards shall fix the compensation 26 of the commissioner, whether an annual salary or a per diem, 27 on or before the last Tuesday in March before the date of 28 election of the commissioner. 29 If the term of any highway commissioner is extended by 30 operation of law, the board that fixes the commissioner's 31 rate of compensation may increase the rate of the -2- LRB9003769NTsb 1 compensation, within the limits provided in this Section, in 2 relation to that portion of the commissioner's term that 3 extends beyond the period for which he or she was elected. 4 The board of town trustees shall order payment of the 5 amount of per diem claimed in the highway commissioner's 6 sworn statement at the first regular meeting following the 7 filing of the statement. In consolidated township road 8 districts, the compensation and the expenses of the offices 9 of the highway commissioner, district clerk, and district 10 treasurer shall be audited by the highway board of trustees. 11 The compensation of the highway commissioner shall be 12 paid from the general township fund in districts comprised of 13 a single township and shall be paid from the regular road 14 fund in all other districts having highway commissioners; 15 however, in districts comprised of a single township, a 16 portion (not exceeding 50%) of the highway commissioner's 17 salary may be paid from the corporate road and bridge fund or 18 the permanent road fund if approved by the township board and 19 the highway commissioner. 20 (b) The officers composing the highway board of trustees 21 in consolidated township road districts shall be entitled to 22 $3 per day for attending meetings of the board, to be paid 23 out of the town fund of their respective townships. In 24 consolidated township road districts, the compensation of the 25 district clerk and the district treasurer shall be paid out 26 of the road fund of the district. 27 (c) The district clerk shall receive: 28 (1) for each day he or she is necessarily employed 29 in the discharge of official duties, a per diem to be 30 fixed by the county board in road districts in counties 31 not under township organization, by the highway board of 32 trustees in consolidated township road districts, and by 33 the board of town trustees in districts composed of a 34 single township; or -3- LRB9003769NTsb 1 (2) $4 per day for each day he or she shall be 2 required to meet with the highway commissioner and the 3 same amount per day for the time he or she shall be 4 employed in canvassing the returns of elections. The 5 district clerk shall receive no other per diem. In 6 addition to the above, the district clerk shall also 7 receive fees for the following services, to be paid out 8 of the district road fund, except where otherwise 9 specified: 10 (A)
(1)For serving notice of election or 11 appointment upon district officers as required by 12 this Code, 25 cents each. 13 (B) (2)For posting up notices required by 14 law, 25 cents each. 15 (C) (3)For copying any record in the district 16 clerk's office and certifying to the copy, 10 cents 17 for every 100 words, to be paid by the person 18 applying for the certified copy. 19 (d) Except as otherwise provided in this Code, the 20 district treasurer shall, in addition to any other 21 compensation to which he or she is by law entitled, receive 22 an annual salary of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 23 per year to be fixed by the county board in road districts in 24 counties not under township organization, by the highway 25 board of trustees in consolidated township road districts, 26 and by the board of town trustees in districts composed of a 27 single township. 28 The compensation of the district treasurer shall be paid 29 from the general township fund in districts composed of a 30 single township and shall be paid from the regular road fund 31 in all other districts having district treasurers. 32 (Source: P.A. 89-662, eff. 8-14-96.) 33 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect -4- LRB9003769NTsb 1 January 1, 1998.
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