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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Park District Code is amended by adding
5Sections 2-27 and 2-28 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 1205/2-27 new)
7    Sec. 2-27. Board of elected and appointed commissioners.
8    (a) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act
9of the 98th General Assembly, the Plainfield Park District that
10currently has a board of 5 commissioners shall have a board of
117 commissioners, consisting of the current 5 elected
12commissioners and 2 newly appointed commissioners.
13    (b) In addition to the 5 elected commissioners, there shall
14be newly appointed 2 commissioners appointed as follows:
15        (1) The member of the House of Representatives of the
16    district in which the Plainfield Park District
17    predominantly is located shall appoint one commissioner.
18        (2) The member of the Senate of the district in which
19    the Plainfield Park District predominantly is located
20    shall appoint one commissioner.
21    (c) The terms of the newly appointed commissioners shall
22commence within 6 months of the effective date of this
23amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly. Those 2



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1commissioners shall serve on the board until the next
2consolidated election following this amendatory Act of the 98th
3General Assembly. Thereafter, the 2 new commissioners shall be
4elected in the same manner as the other 5 elected commissioners
5as provided under this Code. The 2 elected at the next
6consolidated election following this amendatory act of the 98th
7General Assembly shall each serve a 2-year term. Thereafter,
8the individuals elected to the positions created under this
9Section shall each serve a 6-year term.
10    (d) A vacancy in the office of an appointed commissioner
11shall be declared and filled as provided under Section 2-25 of
12this Code.
13    (e) This Section is repealed on June 1, 2017.
14    (70 ILCS 1205/2-28 new)
15    Sec. 2-28. Plainfield Park District board. On and after
16April 4, 2017, the Plainfield Park District shall have a board
17of 7 commissioners to be elected as provided under Section
182-10a of this Code.
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.