Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0970    Version: Name: Ordinance providing for the terms of office for County Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and threafter until the next decennial reapportionment
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2022 In control: Lake County Board
On agenda: Final action: 7/12/2022
Title: Ordinance providing for the establishment of the terms of office for County Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and thereafter until the next decennial reapportionment.
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Ordinance providing for the establishment of the terms of office for County Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and thereafter until the next decennial reapportionment.

Staff Summary
* The Reapportionment Committee of the Lake County Board approved a plan that establishes 19 County Board Districts.
* The Lake County Board is to establish the terms of the office for those Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and thereafter until the next decennial reapportionment is required, no later than September 1 of the year of the next general election following reapportionment.
* The Lake County Board Districts shall be divided publicly by lot into 3 groups as equally as possible.
* One group shall contain 7 Districts and shall be for successive terms of 2 years, 4 years and 4 years; a second group shall contain 6 Districts and shall be for successive terms of 4 years, 2 years and 4 years; and a third group shall contain 6 Districts and shall be for successive terms of 4 years, 4 years and 2 years.

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ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 55, Section 5/2-3001, et seq. requires the County Board to reapportion the County by July 1 every ten years; and

WHEREAS, the Reapportionment Committee of the Lake County Board recommended a reapportion plan that establishes 19 County Board Districts; and

WHEREAS, the County Board approved the reapportionment plan, terms of office and method of compensation for Board Members at its meeting on December 14, 2021; and

WHEREAS, one of the decennial reapportionment obligations of the Lake County Board is to establish the terms of the office for those Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and thereafter until the next decennial reapportionment is required (said obligation to occur no later than September 1 of the year of the next general election following reapportionment); and

WHEREAS, the methods to be used to establish said terms of office are provided in 55 ILCS 5/2-3009.
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