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SECTION 15-136
Refusal of officer to surrender his office
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 15
§ 15-136. Refusal of officer to surrender his office. If a person who
has been an officer of a village refuses or neglects to deliver to his
successor in office, within ten days after written notification and
request sent by order of board of trustees all the moneys, books,
papers, records, property and effects of every description, which have
come into his possession or under his control by virtue of his office
and which belong to the village or pertain to the office, he shall
forfeit and pay to the village the sum of twenty-five dollars for each
and every day he shall so neglect or refuse, and he shall also pay all
damages, costs and expenses caused by such neglect or refusal.