Reforming Arbitration Law in Illinois: Creating a Coalition of Local Governments will be held Wednesday, May 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the St. Clair County Jail in Belleville. Topics include an overview of Illinois law, proposed legislative reforms and a group discussion around creating a coalition of local governments. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing no later than May 15.
Many questions arise when an elected office is vacated. This article explores the legal requirements regarding vacancies in elected municipal offices that can occur as a result of death or disability, conditional or unconditional resignation, abandonment, guilt of a criminal offense, invalid election, owing a debt to the municipality, change of permanent residence, failure to qualify or removal from office.
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