Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are

Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

TOWN MAYOR


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TOWN MAYOR

 

 

SECTION:

1.1               Election; Term of Office

1.2               Duties

1.3               Designation of Duties

1.4               Bond, Oath, Salary

1.5               President Pro Tem

 

 

1.1     ELECTION; TERM OF OFFICE: The Town Mayor shall be elected for a term of four (4) years, and he shall be the Mayor of the Board of Trustees, as is provided by Statute.

 

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1.2     DUTIES: He shall be the chief executive officer of the Town and he shall perform all such duties as may be required of him by Statute or ordinance. He shall have supervision over all the executive officers of the Town, and over all of the employees of the Town. He shall have the power and authority to inspect all books and records kept by any Town officer or employee at any reasonable time.

 

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1.3     DESIGNATION OF DUTIES: Whenever there is a question as to the respective powers or duties of any appointed officer of the Town, this shall be settled by the Mayor; and he shall have the power to delegate to any such officer any duty which is to be performed when no specific officer has been directed to perform the duty.

 

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1.4     BOND, OATH, SALARY: Before entering upon the duties of his office, the Mayor shall give a bond with sureties to be approved by the Board of Trustees conditioned upon his faithful performance of his duties, in the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00). He shall take the oath of office as prescribed by Statute, and shall receive such compensation as may be set from time to time by the Board.

 

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1.5     PRESIDENT PRO TEM: During the absence or disability of the Town Mayor, the Board of Trustees shall elect on of its number to act as Mayor Pro Tem, who, during the absence or disability of the Mayor, shall perform the duties pertaining to the office