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A. Principal Appointive Offices: The following are designated as principal appointive offices for the village:
(1) Village manager;
(2) Director of finance (village treasurer/budget officer);
(3) Director of public works;
(4) Chief of police;
(5) Fire chief (emergency preparedness coordinator - per chapter 51 of this code);
(6) Director of community development (building official);
(7) Village attorney.
B. Appointment Of Appointive Offices: The principal appointive offices shall be filled by the village president, with the advice and consent of the board of trustees, except freedom of information officer and interim emergency management agency successors. The appointment of the freedom of information officer shall be according to the provisions of state statute and the appointment of the interim emergency management agency successors shall be according to chapter 51 of this code.
C. Recommendations Of Village Manager: The corporate authorities shall give consideration to the recommendations of the village manager for appointments to offices listed in subsections A(2) through A(7) of this section.
D. Boards And Commissions: The following are designated as the principal appointed boards and commissions for the village:
(1) Zoning board of appeals/plan commission (ZBA/PC);
(2) Board of fire and police commissioners;
(3) Police pension fund board;
(4) Firefighters' pension fund board; and
(5) Downtown design review commission.
Membership of the boards and commissions shall be filled by the appointment process as proscribed by state statutes or this code.
E. Secondary Appointive Administrative Positions: The following secondary appointive positions are created, which shall be filled by appointment by the village manager, and reported to the corporate authorities:
(1) Village forester;
(2) Deputy village forester;
(3) Safety coordinator; and
(4) Village engineer.
F. Appointment: At the first regular meeting or special meeting following the meeting at which the newly elected members of the village board are inaugurated as proscribed in subsection 2.2F of this code, or as soon thereafter as practicable, the village president and board of trustees shall fill all principal appointive offices as proscribed by state statute and this code.
G. Terms Of Office: Each appointive officer shall hold office for the appointive term, but not to exceed the term of the village president, or until a successor shall have been appointed and shall have been deemed duly qualified.
H. Vacancies Of Secondary Appointive Administrative Positions: All secondary appointive administrative positions shall be filled by the village manager within a reasonable time after a vacancy occurs.
I. Removal Of Officers: Pursuant to 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/3.1-35-10, any principal appointive officer shall be subject to removal at any time by the village president subject to the village board's (including the village president) ability to override the removal with a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the village board. When thus removed from office, the salary of any principal appointive officer, if any, shall cease.
J. Elimination Of An Appointive Office; Adding New Duties: Pursuant to 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/3.1-30-5(b), any principal appointive office created by the village board can be eliminated by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the village board (including the village president). The village board can also add, assign or transfer new duties or corporate work to any village officer.
K. Removal Of Appointive Administrative Position Holders: Any secondary appointive administrative position shall be subject to removal or suspension by the village manager at any time. When thus removed from office, the salary of a position holder, if any, shall cease. (Ord. 15-04-27)