(50 ILCS 20/8) (from Ch. 85, par. 1038)
Sec. 8. The Commissioners appointed in pursuance of the foregoing provisions of this Act shall constitute the Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission. The government, control and management of the affairs of the Public Building Commission shall be vested in the Board of Commissioners and such Board shall possess and exercise all of the powers granted under this Act and such other powers, not inconsistent with this Act, as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Act.
The presiding officer of the municipality, county seat or county board adopting the original organization resolution shall call the first meeting of the Board of Commissioners. He shall give notice in writing to each member of the Board of the time and place of the meeting not less than 5 days prior to the meeting and shall preside over the meeting until the members have elected a Chairman. The members, at the initial meeting, shall first draw lots to determine their terms of office which shall be entered of record in the proceedings of the Board.
The Board of Commissioners at the initial meeting shall elect one of their members as chairman. At such meeting or at a later meeting, the Board shall elect or appoint a secretary and treasurer and such other officers as they may deem necessary for such terms as they may decide upon. The secretary and treasurer need not be commissioners, and if such officers are not commissioners, they shall receive compensation in such amount as shall be determined by the Board. At such meeting, or at a later meeting, the Commissioners shall adopt a corporate seal, by-laws, and rules and regulations suitable to the purposes of this Act, which shall provide a time for the election of officers and of other regular and special meetings of the Commissioners, and shall contain the rules for the transaction of other business of such Public Building Commission and for amending such by-laws, rules and regulations.
The Board of Commissioners shall have full power to pass all necessary ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations for the proper management and conduct of the business of the Board of Commissioners and of the Public Building Commission and for carrying into effect the object for which such Public Building Commission is created.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 3179.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015