§ 31.020  APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF OFFICERS; DESIGNATION OF DUTIES.
   (A)   Appointment of officers.
      (1)   At the first annual meeting in May, the Mayor shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the City Council, all officers of the city whose election or appointment is not otherwise provided for.
      (2)   Any vacancies occurring in an appointive office shall be filled in the same manner. The Mayor shall issue a commission or certificate of appointment to all persons appointed to office in the municipality.
   (B)   Removal of appointees. The Mayor may remove any officer appointed by him or her under this code on any formal charge, whenever the Mayor is of the opinion that the interests of the city demand removal in accordance with ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 3.1-35-10 as amended.
   (C)   Designation of officers’ duties. Whenever there is a dispute as to the respective duties or powers of any appointed officer of the city, this dispute shall be settled by the Mayor, after consultation with the City Attorney; and the Mayor shall have the power to delegate any appointive officer to any duty which is to be performed when no specific officer has been directed to perform that duty.
(1999 Code, § 31.020)  (Ord. 3784, passed 12-3-2012)
Statutory reference:
   Appointment of officers, see ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 3.1-30-5