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(A) Appointments. The President, with the consent of the Board of Trustees, shall make appointments to fill all appointive offices, in the absence of provision to the contrary herein. The Village Administrator shall hire employees of all other departments in the absence of provisions herein to the contrary.
(B) Term. All officers appointed according to the provisions of this code shall hold their office until the next regular election for the Trustees of the village and thereafter for a term of one year or until their successors are appointed and qualified.
(C) Assignment of duties. The President shall have the power to assign to any appointive officer any duty which is not assigned by ordinance to some other specific officer and shall determine disputes or questions relating to the respective powers or duties of officers.
(D) Records. All records kept by any officer of the village shall be open to inspection by the President or any member of the Board, at all times, whether or not the records are required to be kept by statute or provision of this code.
(E) Moneys received. Every officer of the village shall, at least once every day, turn over all moneys received by him or her in his or her official capacity to the Clerk with a statement which shows the source from which the same was received.
(F) Oath. Every officer of the village shall, before entering upon his or her duties, take the oath prescribed by law.
(1) Every officer of the village shall, if required by the Board, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, give a bond in an amount as may be determined by the Board and with sureties as it may approve, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of his or her office or position.
(2) All bonds required to be made and executed in this chapter may be written and made by a professional surety or insurance company authorized by law to so enter into bonds and the premium therefore, upon presentation of a written voucher by the officer in question, shall be paid by the village as in the case of other claims.
(1) All officers and employees of the village shall receive such salaries as may be provided from time to time by ordinance.
(2) No officer or employee receiving salary from the village shall be entitled to retain any portion of any fees collected by him or her in the performance of his or her duties as municipal officer or employee in the absence of a specific ordinance provision to that effect.
(I) Arrests. The President, Trustees, the Building Inspector, as well as members of the Police Department, are hereby declared to be conservators of the peace with such powers to make arrests as are given the conservators of the peace by the Illinois Compiled Statutes, upon meeting the applicable requirements of ILCS Chapter 65, Act 5, § 3.1-15-25 or any other applicable state law.
(J) Termination of office. Every officer of the village, upon the termination of his or her office, shall deliver to his or her successor all books and records which may be the property of the village; and if no successor has been appointed within one week after the termination of office, the property shall be delivered either to the Clerk or to the Treasurer.
(K) Residency requirements. All members of commissions and boards of the village must be residents of the village in order to serve on said board or commission.
(1981 Code, § 3.12) (Am. Ord. 86-18, passed 5-19-1986; Am. Ord. 94-17, passed 7-5-1994; Am. Ord. 98-19, passed 10-19-1998; Am. Ord. 07-03, passed 1-16-2007)