(a) The board of commissioners may exercise all of its legislative and executive powers granted under this Act. Within 30 days after the appointment of the initial commissioners, the board shall meet and elect a chairperson from among its members for a term of one year. The chairperson’s position shall alternate annually between a commissioner from one state and a commissioner from the other state. The board shall also select a secretary, treasurer, and other officers or employees as necessary for the accomplishment of its corporate objectives, none of whom need be a commissioner. The board, at its first meeting, shall define by ordinance the first and subsequent fiscal years of the Authority and shall adopt a corporate seal and bylaws that shall determine the times for the annual election of officers and for other regular and special meetings of the board. The bylaws shall contain the rules for the transaction of other business of the Authority and for amending the bylaws.
     (b) Each commissioner of the Authority shall devote the amount of time to the duties of office as the faithful discharge of the duties may require. The board shall reimburse a commissioner for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of official duties as approved by the board. A commissioner shall not receive a salary or per diem for the performance of official duties.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 45 ILCS 35/35

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     (c) Each commissioner shall comply with restrictions relating to conflicts of interest or the acceptance of gifts as provided in the Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act or in similar laws of the state of Iowa as determined by the board.
     (d) The commissioners shall conduct their meetings as public meetings with appropriate notice pursuant to the Open Meetings Act or to similar laws of the state of Iowa as determined by the board.
     (e) The board shall keep and maintain its records as public records pursuant to the Local Records Act or to similar laws of the state of Iowa as determined by the board.