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(A) Whereas, under the County Executive form of government (ILCS Ch. 55, Act 5, § 2-5009(g)), the County Executive has the power to appoint, with the advice and consent of the County Board, the subordinate deputies, employees and appointees for the general administration of county affairs as considered necessary, except those deputies, employees and appointees in the office of an elected county officer;
(B) Whereas, the County Executive has the power to coordinate and direct by executive order all administrative and management functions of the county government except the offices of elected county officers; and
(C) (1) Now, therefore, be it ordered that the County Executive will submit lists of names to the County Board of persons to become subordinate deputies, employees and appointees to be approved or rejected by the County Board. Persons currently serving in the positions will retain their position unless removed or suspended by the County Executive, or unless the position is deemed unnecessary. All employees serving in the various county departments, with the exception of those serving in the office of an elected county officer, are covered by this executive order; and
(2) Be it further ordered that no unlawful discrimination, as that term is defined in the State Human Rights Act, as amended; shall be exercised in any manner by any county official, appointing authority or employee.
(1980 Code, § 31.03) (Executive Order 89-3, dated 2-16-1989)