Monroe County, IL
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The County Board of Commissioners shall be composed of three Board Members pursuant to the law and hereinafter shall be referred to as the "County Board". In the event of any vacancy caused by death, resignation, removal or for any other cause, such vacancy shall be filled according to the Statute in such case made and provided.
The Chairman of the County Board and the members of the Board shall receive an annual salary as established by the County Board of Commissioners from time to time.
The Chairman of the County Board shall be designated as the representative of the County Board at any convention of any out-of-County meeting. The Chairman may select any County official or employee and/or members of the County Board to assist him in the transaction of official County Business at such convention or meeting.
Any Board member attending meetings of any association as a representative of the County is to obtain authorization from the County Board Chairman, if the Board member expects to have his expense paid by the County.
Ordinances. The style of all ordinances shall be: "BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County...............".
Resolutions. The style of all resolutions shall be: "BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County...............".
"Yea" and "Nay" vote. The yeas and nays shall be taken upon the passage of all ordinances and resolutions to create any liability against the County, or for the expenditure or appropriation of its money, and in all other cases, at the request of any commissioner; and such vote shall be entered on the journal of the proceedings, as is provided by statute.
Distribution. All ordinances and resolutions amending this "Revised Code of Ordinances" shall be distributed to the Commissioners at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at which they are to be considered.
Reading — approval. All ordinances and/or resolutions shall be read one time at the Board meeting. They shall be considered, unless otherwise provided for, approved by a majority vote of the County Commissioners.
Record of ordinances/resolutions. The County Clerk shall keep a record of all ordinances and resolutions passed in appropriate books for such purpose.
Publication. All ordinances imposing any penalty for a violation thereof or making any appropriation shall be published in pamphlet form and displayed for a reasonable period in the County Clerk's office in the Court House.