The Executive Board will consist of the Chairman,
Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, and Secretary.
(The immediate past
Chairman shall also serve on this board, but shall have no
November 2013 Revision
SECTION 1 - NAME AND AREA
The name of
the organization shall be the Law Enforcement Training
Advisory Commission, Mobile Team Unit #10, hereinafter
referred to as the Commission.
The Commission shall be responsible to and serve those
law enforcement agencies in good standing located within the
geographical area of Christian, Dewitt, Logan, Macon, Mason,
Menard, Montgomery, and Sangamon Counties.
This Commission has previously been known as "Crime
Prevention Commission, I.L.E.C. Region #14", and "Crime
Prevention Commission, Mobile Team Unit #10".
SECTION 2 - AUTHORITY
The authority and power of the Commission is
recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and
Standards Board, as Mobile Team Training Unit #10; and by
resolutions of designation and participation from said
counties and units of government within those counties.
The Commission shall be operated within the guidelines
established by the Illinois law Enforcement Training and
Standards Board in accordance with Public Act 82-674, An Act
authorizing the establishment of Mobile Team In-Service
Training Units to provide regional in-service refresher and
update training to state and local law enforcement officers,
effective September 17, 1981; formerly the Intergovernmental
Law Enforcement Officers In-Service Training Act, Illinois
Revised Statutes, Chapter 85. In addition, at the request of
the Illinois Training and Standards Board, under the Law
Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (HR 218) and in
accordance with Illinois Public Act 94-103 (2005), the
Commission shall oversee the operation of the Illinois Retired
Officer Concealed Carry (IROCC) Program as well as the
Illinois Parole Office Conceal Carry (IPACC) Program, in
accordance with Illinois Public Act 96-0230 (2010), for the
entire State of Illinois.
SECTION 3 - COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP
The Commission shall consist of
all local governmental law enforcement agencies located within
the geographical region serviced by Mobile Team Unit #10 which
are participating by way of payment of their annual membership
assessment fees to the Commission.
SECTION 4 - ADVISORY BOARD
Board shall consist of twenty members of the Commission who
currently serve as County Board Chairpersons, Mayors, Chiefs
of Police, Sheriffs, Coroners, or Chief Executive Law
Enforcement Officers of any participating agency serviced by
the Commission, and are primarily concerned with upgrading law
Chairman, or appointed member of the Illinois Law Enforcement
Training and Standards Board, will be considered the
twenty-first Advisory Board member with full voting power.
Director shall serve as an ex-officio officer and shall not be
entitled to voting privileges, nor counted when determining if
a quorum is present.
members, elected by the Commission membership, shall consist
of a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and
sixteen (16) members from the Commission.
The sixteen (16) members from the
Commission shall consist of one (1) County Representative
elected from each of the eight (8) counties of Christian,
Dewitt, Logan, Macon, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, and Sangamon,
and eight (8) additional members elected at large from any of
the eight (8) counties.
SECTION 5 - ADVISORY BOARD DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
incorporate the Commission as a general not-for-profit
corporation or other appropriate structure, under Illinois
laws, and have such powers and duties consistent with
guidelines established by the Illinois Law Enforcement
Training and Standards Board.
By-Laws and Operating Procedures for the Commission, formulate
policies, plans, procedures, and establishment of priorities
necessary to improve law enforcement training throughout the
To employ a
Director and approve employment of other full or part-time
staff as required.
and approve the Mobile Team Unit #10 annual budgets, to
include the annual state grant operating budget, Part-time
Officer Basic Training Program budget, and Illinois Retired
Officer Concealed Carry Program budget.
To determine an equitable formula
for providing the local share of cost of the Mobile Team and
ensure receipt of such funds from participating units of local
To oversee the development of
training programs, delivery of training, and expenditure of
funds for regular training operations under the state grant,
Part-time Officer Basic Training Program, and Illinois Retired
Officer Concealed Carry Program.
To carry out
such actions or activities appropriate to the operation of the
Mobile Team and its programs, including but not limited to
contracting for services and supplies, purchase of furniture,
fixtures, and equipment.
all other powers and duties as are reasonable in furthering
training for both full and part time police officers and other
law enforcement, as required by the Illinois Law Enforcement
Training & Standards Board under state statute, within the
geographic boundaries of the Mobile Team Unit, and providing
concealed carry certification to qualified retired law
enforcement officers and off-duty parole agents and parole
supervisors across the state.
To keep minutes of all Advisory
Board meetings and make them available upon request.
SECTION 6 - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE/DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Committee will consist of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman,
Treasurer, and Secretary.
(The immediate past Chairman shall also serve on this
board, but shall have no voting privileges.)
shall be responsible for presiding at all meetings and
assisting the Commission in establishing polices and
guidelines, appointing ad hoc committees, and performing
additional duties that befall his/her office.
He/she shall be responsible for making appointments to
the Advisory Board when vacancies occur.
All appointments shall be approved by the Advisory
Vice-Chairman shall assist the Chairman.
In the event the Chairman cannot successfully complete
his/her term of office, the Vice-Chairman shall automatically
assume the office of Chairman.
The new Chairman shall appoint a new Vice-Chairman from
among members of the Advisory Board to serve the
Vice-Chairman's remaining term of office.
If the appointment of the new Vice-Chairman results in
a vacancy in one of the eight (8) regional County
Representative positions, the Chairman shall appoint a
Commission member from the same county to fill the vacancy.
If the appointment results in a vacancy in one of the
at large positions, the Chairman shall appoint a Commission
member from any of the eight regional counties to fill the
shall be an elected official of one of the units of local
government within the Mobile Team Unit #10 geographical area,
and shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the Commission,
responsible for all financial documentation of the Commission
as mandated by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and
The elected Secretary shall be
responsible for recording minutes of all meetings and their
submission to the Advisory Board for approval.
SECTION 7 - TERMS OF OFFICE AND ELECTIONS
member interested in having his/her name placed in nomination
for a two (2) year large position on the Advisory Board, shall
notify the Chairman, in writing, on or before September 1st
2000, and every even year thereafter of even numbered years.
member interested in having his/her name placed in nomination
for a two (2) year position of either Chairman, Vice-Chairman,
Treasurer, Secretary, or County Representative, shall notify
the Chairman, in writing, on or before September 1st
, of odd numbered years.
No later than
September 15th 2000, and every even year thereafter,
of even years, the Regional Director will send a listing, on
printed ballot, of the names submitted as candidates for
election to a two year at large position on the Advisory
No later than
September 15th, of odd years, the Regional Director
will send a listing, on printed ballot, of the names submitted
as candidates for election to a two year term as Chairman,
Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, or County Representative
on the Advisory Board.
Sealed ballots will be due in the
office prior to the November Advisory Board meeting, where
they will be opened by the Regional Director and tabulated.
Election results will then be announced, and the
results certified by the Advisory Board.
Newly elected members will take
office at the January Advisory Board meeting following the
Chairman is advised of a vacancy on the Advisory Board, he/she
shall appoint a qualified Commission member to serve the
remaining term of office.
If the vacancy is in one of the eight regional County
Representative positions, the replacement will be appointed
from the same county as the outgoing member.
In the event
an Advisory Board member is unable to serve for an extended
period due to illness, injury, or other extenuating
circumstances, the Chairman may appoint a temporary
replacement from among the members of the Commission until the
original member can return, or until the next election,
whichever comes first.
Upon expiration of his/her term,
the outgoing Chairman may serve for a period of two (2) years
as an ex-officio member of the Advisory Board and shall not
have voting privileges, unless he/she has been elected to
another position on the Advisory Board.
SECTION 8 - COMPENSATION
of the Advisory Board shall serve without compensation.
Members of the Advisory Board may be reimbursed for
travel expenses to and from meetings when such funds are
available and appropriate.
Payment of these expenses must be approved by the
SECTION 9 - REMOVAL
A member of
the Advisory Board, once elected, shall not be removed unless
the member submits a written letter of resignation to the
Anyone who is
serving as a member of the Advisory Board by virtue of the
office or position he/she holds, shall automatically be
removed as a member of the Advisory Board when his/her tenure
in that office or position has expired or been terminated.
SECTION 10 - REGIONAL DIRECTOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
coordinate the ongoing operations of the Mobile Team and its
programs as mandated by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
and Standards Board and the Advisory Board of the Commission.
To employ and
supervise additional full, part-time, or temporary staff.
for qualified instructors from among the employees of State,
Local and Federal Agencies, wherever practical, and obtain
other instructional services as required; and coordinate
training which addresses the needs of Mobile Team Unit #10
local member officers.
SECTION 11 - AD HOC COMMITTEES
with the approval of the Advisory Board, may form Ad Hoc
Committees, as needed, to research specific issues and report
back to the Advisory Board for action.
with the approval of the Advisory Board, shall appoint a
member of the Advisory Board to serve as Chairman of any Ad
Committee membership shall not be limited to those currently
serving on the Advisory Board.
The Committee Chairman may elect to solicit outside
sources with the approval of the Advisory Board.
Committee Chairmen will be responsible for recording the
minutes of each Ad Hoc Committee meeting and submit the
minutes, in writing, to the Regional Director within ten (10)
days of the meeting.
Upon receipt, the Regional Director shall forward
copies of those Ad Hoc Committee minutes to all members of the
Advisory Board for approval.
SECTION 12 - MEETINGS
Board shall meet six (6) times per year during the months of
January, March, May, July, September, and November, or at the
call of the Chairman.
Committee shall meet at the call of the Chairman.
Committees shall meet at the call of the Advisory Board
Chairman, or the Committee Chairman.
shall adhere with Chapter 102, Section 41-44, of the Illinois
Revised Statutes, commonly known as the "Open Meetings Act".
Parliamentary procedure shall
prevail at all Advisory Board meetings as governed by
Robert's Rules of Order.
SECTION 13 - QUORUM
seven (7) Advisory Board members present at any Advisory Board
meeting held pursuant to regular notice shall constitute a
quorum for the transaction of business.
A majority vote of those members present shall prevail.
vote will be permitted, provided a signed letter has been
submitted from the Advisory Board member, designating a
particular person as having their proxy vote at each or any
meeting at which the Advisory Board member is not present, or
for a specified meeting date only.
No Advisory Board member may have more than one person
designated to vote at the same meeting.
These letters shall be kept on file at the LETAC office
until that Board member no longer holds a seat on the Advisory
SECTION 14 - PROPERTY
The legal equitable title of all
property shall remain with the Commission.
All property shall be returned to the Commission in the
event of death, resignation, suspension or expulsion of a
Commission member or employee.
SECTION 15 - AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE DISBURSEMENTS
disbursements will be made in accordance with guidelines
established by the Advisory Board and audit requirements as
mandated by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and
SECTION 16 - HEADQUARTERS
headquarters and office address of the Commission shall be
established by the Advisory Board.
SECTION 17 - AMENDMENTS
may be amended by a majority vote of the Advisory Board at any
meeting, provided that such proposed amendment or amendments
have been submitted, in writing, to the Advisory Board for
their review at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting in
which they are to be acted upon.
By-Laws, prior to any amendments, shall be kept on file at the
SECTION 18 - EFFECTIVE DATE
By-Laws, and any amendments thereto, shall become effective
immediately upon adoption.
These By-Laws were amended by the Law Enforcement Training Advisory
Commission this 20th day of
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