(70 ILCS 405/21) (from Ch. 5, par. 126)
    Sec. 21. Organization of governing body. The directors shall elect one of their members as chairman to hold for such time as the directors may determine but no longer than the term for which he was elected. A majority of the directors shall constitute a quorum and the concurrence of a majority of a quorum in any matter shall be required for its determination. Directors may receive reasonable compensation for their services not to exceed $20 per day and may be reimbursed for expenses, including traveling expenses, necessarily incurred in the discharge of their duties. The directors may employ such technical assistants as the district needs. The directors may also employ a secretary and such other officers, agents and employees, permanent and temporary, as they may require and shall determine their qualifications, duties and compensation. The directors may delegate to their chairman or to one or more agents or employees such powers and duties as they deem proper. The directors shall keep a record of all their actions and proceedings and of all resolutions, regulations and orders issued or adopted by them; and shall adopt a seal, which seal shall be judicially noticed.
    The directors shall provide for the execution of surety bonds for all employees and officers who shall be entrusted with funds or property; and shall provide for an annual financial report of the results of an examination and review of the accounts of receipts and disbursements in a manner prescribed by the Department.
    The directors may provide employee benefits through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund if the district meets the applicable requirements of the Illinois Pension Code and the Federal Social Security Act.
    The directors may invite any municipal corporation or county located near the territory comprised within the district to designate a representative to advise and consult with the directors of the district on all questions of program and policy which may affect the property, roads, water supply, or other interests of such municipal corporation or county.
(Source: P.A. 90-192, eff. 7-24-97.)