Section 3.22.040   Meetings and procedures.
   A.    Meetings: All meetings of the Planned Development Commission shall be held in compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Except as modified by any bylaws or other rules approved by the Planned Development Commission, "Robert's Rules Of Order", revised, shall govern the proceedings of all the meetings of the Planned Development Commission.
   B.    Chairperson Presides: The chairperson shall preside at all meetings and hearings of the Planned Development Commission.  In the absence of the chairperson, the vice chairperson shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the chairperson.  In the absence of the chairperson and vice chairperson, a temporary chairperson shall be selected by the Planned Development Commission by motion and simple majority vote and shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the chairperson.
   C.    Bylaws Or Rules Of Procedures: The Planned Development Commission may adopt bylaws or rules of procedures to govern and regulate its business and procedures, as it deems necessary; provided, however, that any such bylaws or rules shall, at a minimum: 1) be consistent with the applicable provisions of the this Code and all applicable law, 2) require a majority vote of all voting members of the Planned Development Commission for adoption and amendment of the bylaws or rules of procedure, and 3) be subject to review and approval by the Village Attorney.
   D.    Quorum And Necessary Vote: The Planned Development Commission shall conduct no business except at a properly called and held meeting at which a quorum is present. A quorum of the commission shall consist of seven (7) members. The concurring majority vote of Planned Development Commission members present at any meeting shall be necessary for the Planned Development Commission to act on any matter before the Planned Development Commission; provided, however, that the affirmative vote of five (5) Planned Development Commission members shall be required to make a recommendation to the Village Council on applications for planned developments and amendments or alterations to approved planned developments.
   E.    Meeting Schedule: Planned Development Commission meetings shall be held at scheduled dates, times, and locations to be established and published by the Planned Development Commission pursuant to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Special meetings may be called only by: 1) the chairperson, 2) any four members of the Planned Development Commission, or 3) the Village Council.
   F.    Records: The Planned Development Commission's records shall be available and open for public inspection pursuant to, and except as otherwise provided by, the Illinois Freedom of Information Act or other applicable law.
   G.    Sworn Testimony: All testimony at any public hearing of the Planned Development Commission shall be given under oath or affirmation.
   H.    Disqualification From Voting: No member of the Planned Development Commission shall vote or participate in the consideration or debate on: 1) any matter directly involving any property in which the Planned Development Commission member has a legal or beneficial ownership interest; or 2) any matter where the Planned Development Commission member's interest would violate Section 3.1-55-10 of the Illinois Municipal Code, 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/3.1-55-10, or any other applicable law.
(MC-2-2019, Added, 04/25/2019)