(65 ILCS 5/5-3-12) (from Ch. 24, par. 5-3-12)
    Sec. 5-3-12. Clerk and treasurer; clerical help and subordinates. The clerk and treasurer, severally, in cities of not fewer than 100,000 and not more than 500,000 inhabitants operating under this Article 5 shall appoint the various clerical help and subordinates in their respective offices and shall be held responsible, severally, for the fidelity of all persons so appointed. A deputy clerk in the city clerk's office in a city described in this Section shall be appointed in the manner prescribed in Section 3.1-30-10.
(Source: P.A. 87-1119.)