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Title:Urban Development Authority, Illinois
Function:To provide funds for industrial projects, commercial projects, and housing projects to a municipality with a municipal poverty rate greater than 3% in excess of the statewide average.
Term:4 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:vary according to appointment
Compensation:expenses
Composition:The governing powers of the Authority shall be vested in a body consisting of 11 members appointed as follows: -one member appointed by the Mayor of the City of Chicago that has expertise, skill, and experience in economic development; -one member appointed by the President of the Cook County Board that has expertise, skill, and experience in economic development; -4 members appointed by the Governor who are residents of a municipality, other than a municipality with a population greater than 1,000,000, whose municipal poverty rate is greater than 3% in excess of the statewide average; -2 members appointed by the Governor that have an expertise, skill, and experience in labor relations; -3 members appointed by the Governor that have an expertise, skill, and experience operating a business that is certified by the State of Illinois as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, or Women Business Enterprise. Six members shall constitute a quorum.
Authority:70 ILCS 531/4

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VacantGovernorMember, Resident of a municipalityNone
VacantGovernorMember, Business RepresentativeNone
VacantGovernorMember, Business RepresentativeNone
VacantGovernorMember, Business RepresentativeNone
VacantGovernorMember, Labor SpecialistNone
VacantGovernorMember, Resident of a municipalityNone
VacantGovernorMember, Resident of a municipalityNone
VacantPresident of the Cook County BoardMemberNone
VacantMayor of ChicagoMemberNone
VacantGovernorMember, Labor SpecialistNone
Willard, John1/11/20191/11/2015GovernorMember, Resident of a municipalityNone