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Municipal Law: Organization, Operation, and Governance 2020 Edition

Complete guide covering the organization, operation, and governance of municipalities in Illinois.

This handbook is your guide through the federal, state, and local laws developed by courts, legislatures, and agencies that comprise municipal law. It covers the forms in which municipal governments may be organized; the election of municipal officials; the qualifications, duties, responsibilities, and compensation of elected and appointed officials; the police and regulatory powers possessed by municipalities; municipal personnel practices; the organization, operation, and supervision of police and fire departments; the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and other considerations involved in meetings of the corporate authorities; the enactment, interpretation, and enforcement of ordinances; the adjudication of ordinance violations; and the prosecution of traffic and DUI cases by local governments.

Stewart H. Diamond, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago, General Editor

Chapter 1 — Organization, Governmental Forms, and Dissolution
John J. Zimmermann and Andrew S. Paine, Tressler LLP, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Elections
Keri-Lyn J. Krafthefer, Ancel Glink, P.C., Naperville, and Adam W. Lasker, Lasker Law LLC, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Public Meetings
Stewart H. Diamond and Mark R. Heinle, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago, and Erin M. Pell, Enterprise Holdings, St. Louis, MO.

Chapter 4 — Officers and Employees
James D. Rock, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 5 — Municipal Personnel Practices
Ronald J. Kramer, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago, and James J. Powers, Clark Baird Smith LLP, Rosemont

Chapter 6 — Police Departments and Fire Departments
Margaret Kostopulos, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 7 — Police Power
Bernard Z. Paul, Law Offices of Bernard Z. Paul, DeKalb

Chapter 8 — Ordinances
Enza Petrarca, Village Attorney, Downers Grove

Chapter 9 — Adjudication of Ordinance Violations
Matthew W. Beaudet, Chicago Department of Buildings, Chicago

Chapter 10 — The Prosecution of Traffic and DUI Cases by Local Governments
Carmen P. Forte, Jr. and Elizabeth F. Brogan, Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago

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This handbook is your guide through the federal, state, and local laws developed by courts, legislatures, and agencies that comprise municipal law. It covers the forms in which municipal governments may be organized; the election of municipal officials; the qualifications, duties, responsibilities, and compensation of elected and appointed officials; the police and regulatory powers possessed by municipalities; municipal personnel practices; the organization, operation, and supervision of police and fire departments; the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act, and other considerations involved in meetings of the corporate authorities; the enactment, interpretation, and enforcement of ordinances; the adjudication of ordinance violations; and the prosecution of traffic and DUI cases by local governments.

Stewart H. Diamond, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago, General Editor

Chapter 1 — Organization, Governmental Forms, and Dissolution
John J. Zimmermann and Andrew S. Paine, Tressler LLP, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Elections
Keri-Lyn J. Krafthefer, Ancel Glink, P.C., Naperville, and Adam W. Lasker, Lasker Law LLC, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Public Meetings
Stewart H. Diamond and Mark R. Heinle, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago, and Erin M. Pell, Enterprise Holdings, St. Louis, MO.

Chapter 4 — Officers and Employees
James D. Rock, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 5 — Municipal Personnel Practices
Ronald J. Kramer, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago, and James J. Powers, Clark Baird Smith LLP, Rosemont

Chapter 6 — Police Departments and Fire Departments
Margaret Kostopulos, Ancel Glink, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 7 — Police Power
Bernard Z. Paul, Law Offices of Bernard Z. Paul, DeKalb

Chapter 8 — Ordinances
Enza Petrarca, Village Attorney, Downers Grove

Chapter 9 — Adjudication of Ordinance Violations
Matthew W. Beaudet, Chicago Department of Buildings, Chicago

Chapter 10 — The Prosecution of Traffic and DUI Cases by Local Governments
Carmen P. Forte, Jr. and Elizabeth F. Brogan, Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago

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