The Village of Elburn has a vacancy on the Board of Police Commissioners and is looking for a resident who is interested in serving their community.
The Board of Police Commissioners has the authority vested by 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-1, et seq., as from time to time amended, including but not limited to the authority to appoint, promote, suspend, and remove all full-time police officers of the Village, excepting the Chief of Police.
The Commission shall be comprised of three members. The Board shall annually elect a Chairperson and a Secretary to serve during the municipal fiscal year. Each person appointed shall hold office for one year and until their successors is duly elected.
Any person appointed to the position of Commissioner must possess the qualifications as set forth in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-3. The terms of the members of the Board shall be staggered so that one Board member’s term of office expires each year. The Chairperson shall be the presiding officer at all meetings. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Board and shall be the custodian of all forms, papers, books, records and completed examinations of the Board.
Members of the Board shall be considered officers of the municipality and shall file an oath and fidelity bond in such amount as may be required by the governing body of the Village.
Applications are available at https://www.elburn.il.us/apply-for-commission-board/. The position is open until filled.