Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-1511 Canvass Of Votes; Order Based On Results; Completion Of District Formation; Qualification Of Directors

48-1511. Canvass of votes; order based on results; completion of district formation; qualification of directors

A. The board of supervisors shall meet on the second Monday next succeeding the election and canvass the votes cast. If it appears that at least a majority of the votes cast at the election in the proposed district have voted " power district, yes, " the board shall, by an order entered on its minutes, declare the district organized under the name and style previously designated, and shall declare the persons receiving the highest number of votes in each division of the district to be duly elected as division directors, and the two persons receiving the highest number of votes for candidates at large to be duly elected to represent the district at large. The order shall describe the boundaries of the whole district and particularly describe the lands finally included therein for district purposes.

B. The board shall cause a copy of the order, including a map of the district showing the boundaries of the district and lands ordered to be included therein, duly certified by the clerk of the board of supervisors, to be immediately filed for record in the office of the county recorder of each county in which any portion of the lands is located.

C. Upon recording such order, the organization of the district shall be complete, and the directors shall within fifteen days thereafter qualify in the same manner as in this chapter required of directors elected at any subsequent elections. The directors shall thereafter immediately enter upon the duties of their respective offices, and shall hold their offices for one year from January 1 next preceding the election, or until their successors are elected and qualified.

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