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605 ILCS 5/6-115

    (605 ILCS 5/6-115) (from Ch. 121, par. 6-115)
    Sec. 6-115. (a) Except as provided in Section 10-20 of the Township Code or subsection (b), no person shall be eligible to the office of highway commissioner unless he shall be a legal voter and has been one year a resident of the district. In road districts that elect a clerk the same limitation shall apply to the district clerk.
    (b) A board of trustees may (i) appoint a non-resident or a resident that has not resided in the district for one year to be a highway commissioner, or (ii) contract with a neighboring township to provide highway commissioner services if:
        (1) the district is within a township with no
incorporated town;
        (2) the township is a population of less than 500; and
        (3) no qualified candidate who has resided in the
township for at least one year is willing to serve as highway commissioner.
(Source: P.A. 101-197, eff. 1-1-20.)