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(40 ILCS 5/8-192)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 8-192)
A board of 5 members shall constitute a Board of Trustees authorized to
carry out the provisions of this Article. The board shall be known as the
Retirement Board of the Municipal Employees', Officers', and Officials'
Annuity and Benefit Fund of the city, or for the sake of brevity may also
be known and referred to as the Retirement Board of the Municipal
Employees' Annuity and Benefit Fund of such city. The board shall consist
of the city comptroller, the city treasurer, and 3 members who shall be
employees, to be elected as follows:
Within 30 days after the effective date, the mayor of the city shall
arrange for and hold an election.
One employee shall be elected for a term ending on the first day in the
month of December of the first year next following the effective date; one
for a term ending December 1st of the following year; and one for a term
ending on December 1st of the second following year.
The city comptroller, with the approval of the board, may appoint a
designee from among employees of the city who are versed in the affairs of
the comptroller's office to act in the absence of the comptroller on all
matters pertaining to administering the provisions of this Article.
The city treasurer, with the approval of the board, may appoint a designee from among employees of the city who are versed in the affairs of the treasurer's office to act in the absence of the treasurer on all matters pertaining to administering the provisions of this Article.
The members of a Retirement Board of a municipal employees', officers',
and officials' annuity and benefit fund holding office in a city at the
time this Article becomes effective, including elective and ex-officio
members, shall continue in office until the expiration of their terms and
until their respective successors are elected or appointed and have
An employee member who takes advantage of the early retirement incentives
provided under this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly may continue as
a member until the end of his or her term.
(Source: P.A. 96-1427, eff. 1-1-11.)