|Title:||Ottawa Port District|
|Contact Name:||Reed Wilson|
|Contact Title:||Director of Economic Development|
|Contact Phone:||815 433-0161 ext. 21|
|Function:||Ottawa Port District Board shall be governed by a 7-member Board. They shall have the powers and duties to issue certain permits, to locate, establish, and maintain a public airport, to acquire certain property, the power of eminent domain, and the power to issue bonds.
|Term:||3 years - ending January 1st |
|Qualifications:||No member of the Board or employee of the District shall have
any private financial interest, profit, or benefit in any
contract, work, or business of the District nor in the sale or
lease of any property to or from the District;
All members of the Board shall be residents of the District.
|Compensation:||reimbursed for actual expenses, Board Secretary / Treasurer may be compensated|
|Composition:||-- The Governor shall appoint 4 members of the Board and;
-- The Mayor of Ottawa shall appoint 3 members;
Of the 4 members initially appointed by the Governor, 2 shall be appointed for initial terms expiring January 1, 2017, one for an initial term expiring January 1, 2013, and one for an initial term expiring January 1, 2012. Of the 3 members initially appointed by the Mayor, one shall be appointed for an initial term expiring January 1, 2017, one for an initial term expiring January 1, 2013, and one for an initial term expiring January 1, 2012.
At the expiration of the term of any member, his or her successor shall be appointed by the Governor or the Mayor, respectively, as in the case of appointments for the initial terms.
Regular meetings of the Board shall be held at least once in
each calendar month, the time and place of the meetings to be
fixed by the Board. Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.|
|Chair:||Elected by the Board for the duration of the elected member's term.|
|Authority:||70 ILCS 1837/10|