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Title:Elmwood Park Grade Separation Authority
Function:Objectives of the Authority include the grade separation of railroad tracks from the right-of-way of Grand Avenue in the Village of Elmwood Park, the relocation of railroad tracks and roadway to facilitate the grade separation, and other necessary, related improvements to the right-of-way and at-grade crossing closure within the Village of Elmwood Park. The Authority shall be dissolved upon its voluntary termination or 6 months after the first use of the railway on the grade separation structure by a Railroad. Upon termination or dissolution of the Authority after the construction of the grade separation project, the Department of Transportation shall own and maintain the grade separation structure and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company shall own and maintain the railway along the grade separation structure.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Compensation:Expenses, except Secretary and Treasurer may receive compensation
Composition:9-member board consisting of members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Five members shall be voting members and 4 members shall be non-voting members. The voting members shall consist of the following: (1) two former public officials who served within the Township of Leyden or the Village of Elmwood Park and recommended to the Governor by the Village President of the Village of Elmwood Park; (2) two prior employees of Canadian Pacific Railway with anagement experience; and (3) one resident of the Township of Leyden or the Village of Elmwood Park. The non-voting members shall consist of the following: (1) the Village President of the Village of Elmwood Park; (2) one current employee of Canadian Pacific Railway with management experience; (3) one current employee of Northeast Illinois Regional ommuter Railroad Corporation with management xperience; and (4) one current employee of the Department of ransportation with management experience.
Authority:70 ILCS 1935/50

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VacantGovernorMember, former public officials who served within the Township of Leyden or the Village of Elmwood Park and recommended to the Governor by the Village President of the Village of Elmwood ParkNone
VacantGovernorMember, resident of the Township of Leyden or the Village of Elmwood ParkNone
VacantGovernorMember, prior employees of Canadian Pacific Railway with management experienceNone
VacantGovernorMember, former public officials who served within the Township of Leyden or the Village of Elmwood Park and recommended to the Governor by the Village President of the Village of Elmwood ParkNone
VacantGovernorMember, Non-voting; current employee of the Department of TransportationNone
VacantGovernorMember, Non-voting; current employee of Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation with management experienceNone
VacantGovernorMember, non-voting; current employee of Canadian Pacific RailwayNone
VacantGovernorMember, Non-voting; Village President of the Village of Elmwood ParkNone
VacantGovernorMember, prior employees of Canadian Pacific Railway with management experienceNone