(65 ILCS 5/7-2-20)
(from Ch. 24, par. 7-2-20)
If the decision at the election under Section 7-2-1 is in
favor of the commission form of municipal government, the united city shall
be governed, after the first election held in compliance with Section
7-2-7, by a council, consisting of a mayor and a board of 4 commissioners.
One commissioner shall be elected by the electors in each borough. If there
are less than 4 boroughs, the remainder of the commissioners shall be
elected by the electors of the united city. The nomination petitions of the
candidates for the commissioners who are to be elected by the electors in a
particular borough shall be signed only by electors of that particular
borough. In other respects the nomination and election of officers shall be
conducted in compliance with Sections 4-3-1 through 4-3-18. Likewise the
tenure of office shall be the same as that provided in Section 4-3-4.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)