|Title:||Massac-Metropolis Port District Board|
|Contact Name:||Kim Watson|
|Contact Title:||Southern Region, DCEO|
|Function:||To issue permits for any structures or deposits within 40 feet of any navigable waters within the Port District; To prevent or remove obstructions in navigable waters; To locate and establish dock lines and shore or harbor lines; to regulate water vessels; To acquire, own, construct, lease, operate, and maintain terminals, terminal facilities, and port facilities; To locate, establish, and maintain a public airport; To police its physical property only and all waterways and to exercise police powers of any rule or regulation provided by the ordinances of the District and to employ and commission police officers and other qualified persons to enforce the same; To designate the fiscal year for the District; To build, construct, repair, and maintain levees.
|Term:||initial term lengths vary, then 3 year terms apply|
|Qualifications:||All members of the Board shall be residents of the District; 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.
|Composition:||The Governor shall appoint 4 members of the Board, each Mayor of the municipalities of Metropolis, Joppa, and Brookport shall appoint one member of the Board.
|Chair:||Board elects chair|
|Authority:||70 ILCS 1831/10|