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ORDINANCE NO. 2020-35
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SALARIES FOR VILLAGE OFFICERS
WHEREAS, the Village of Worth (“Village”) is an Illinois municipal corporation organized and operating pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code, 65 ILCS 5/1, et seq. (“Code”); and
WHEREAS, the Code (65 ILCS ILCS 5/3.1-50-5) authorizes the Village to establish salaries and compensation for municipal officers, including members of the Village’s Corporate Authorities; and
WHEREAS, the Village’s Corporate Authorities consist of 6 Trustees and 1 Village President; and
WHEREAS, a salary fixed by ordinance for an elected officer must be passed at least 180 days before the start of the officer’s term and must remain constant for the remainder of the officer’s current term; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees wish to establish salaries for the Corporate Authorities, which shall become effective in accordance with this Ordinance’s terms; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees deem it advisable to increase the annual salaries of the Corporate Authorities in accordance with this Ordinance’s terms;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Worth, Cook County, Illinois, as follows:
Section 1. RECITALS. The foregoing recitals are incorporated as though fully set forth herein.
Section 2. SALARY OF OFFICERS ELECTED IN 2021 GENERAL ELECTION. The salary of the individual elected during the April 6, 2021 general election (“April Election”) to occupy the Office of Village President, and the salary of each of the 3 individuals elected during the April Election to occupy the Office of Village Trustee (collectively, “2021 Officers”) shall be as follows:
Village President: $35,000 per year, payable every other week in 26 equal installments.
Village Trustee: $7,500 per year, payable 1 time per month in 12 equal installments.
The 2021 Officers’ salaries shall be payable only on and after the date the 2021 Officers’ terms begin.
Section 3. SALARY OF OFFICERS ELECTED AFTER 2021 GENERAL ELECTION. The salary of each of the 3 individuals elected to occupy the Office of Village Trustee in any election occurring after the April Election (“Other Officers”) shall be $7,500 per year, payable in 24 equal instalments. The Other Officers’ salaries shall be payable only on and after the date the Other Officers’ terms begin.
Section 4. RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS. All ordinances and resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.
Section 5. SAVING CLAUSE. If any section, paragraph, clause, or provision of this Ordinance shall be held invalid, the invalidity thereof shall not affect any of the other provisions of this Ordinance, which are hereby declared to be separable.
Section 6. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
Passed by the Village President and Village Trustees this 6 day of October, 2020, on a roll call vote as follows:
AYES: Ryan, Kats, Urban, Muersch Jr., Dziedzic, and Packwood (6)
Approved by the Village President on October 6, 2020
Mary Werner, Village President
Bonnie Price, Village Clerk
VILLAGE OF WORTH
COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS