Download: Statement of Economic Interest Form

ADAMS COUNTY LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNITS
ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEREST FILINGS

(Guidelines for Additions, Deletions and Changes)

       Examples of those individuals in a unit of LOCAL government who must file a statement of economic interest are below (Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, 5 ILCS 420):  

P   Persons who are elected to an office in a unit of local government, and candidates for nomination or election to that office, including regional superintendents of school districts.  

P   Persons appointed to the governing board of a unit of local government, or of a special district, and persons appointed to a zoning board, or zoning board of appeals, or to a regional, county, or municipal plan commission, or to a board of review of any county, and persons appointed to a board or commission of a unit of local government who have authority to authorize the expenditure of public funds.  This subsection does not apply to members of boards or commissions who function in an advisory capacity.  

P   Persons who are employed by a unit of local government and are compensated for services as employees and not as independent contractors and who:  

(1)   are, or function as, the head of a department, division, bureau, authority or other administrative unit within the unit of local government, or who exercise similar authority within the unit of local government;

(2)   have direct supervisory authority over, or direct responsibility for the formulation, negotiation, issuance or execution of contracts entered into by the unit of local government in the amount of $1,000 or greater;

(3)   have authority to approve licenses and permits by the unit of local government; this item does not include employees who function in a ministerial capacity;

(4)   adjudicate, arbitrate, or decide any judicial or administrative proceeding, or review the adjudication, arbitration or decision of any judicial or administrative proceeding within the authority of the unit of local government;

(5)   have authority to issue or promulgate rules and regulations within areas under the authority of the unit of local government; or

(6)   have supervisory responsibility for 20 or more employees of the unit of local government.  

P   Persons employed by a school district in positions that require that person to hold an administrative or a chief school business official endorsement.  

R    Filing date for the list of filers of a unit of government with the Adams County Clerk/Recorder is February 15 of each year.  

R    The list of filers must be in alphabetical order.  

R    The list must be certified by the clerk or secretary of the unit of government to the County Clerk.  

R    The list should include the name, resident address, phone number and term expiration date for each individual.  

R    All persons who reside in Adams County or another county should be certified to the county in which the principal office of their employing unit of government is located.  

R    The Illinois Governmental Ethics Act requires the County Clerk’s office to collect a $15.00 late filing fee from any person whose name you submit who fails to file a Statement of Economic Interest by the May 1st deadline.  Therefore, please follow the above instructions carefully and make certain the list you submit is accurate.

 

Download: Statement of Economic Interest Form

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