Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-2664 Powers Of Board Of Directors

48-2664. Powers of board of directors

A. The board shall:

1. Manage and conduct the business and affairs of the district.

2. Make and execute all necessary contracts.

3. Adopt a seal for the district to be used in the attestation of instruments.

4. Provide for the payment from the proper funds of all debts and just claims against the district.

5. Employ and appoint when necessary engineers to survey, plan, locate and estimate the cost of the works necessary for drainage, and the land required for rights of way, including drains, canals, sluices, water-gates, pumps and pumping plants, embankments and material for construction.

6. Construct, maintain, operate and keep in repair all works necessary for drainage purposes.

B. The board, its agents and employees may enter upon any land to make surveys and may locate necessary drainage works and lines for any canals, sluices, water-gates, sites and embankments, and the necessary branches thereof on any land which is deemed suitable for such location.

C. The board may also acquire, hold and possess, either by donation, purchase or condemnation, any land or other property necessary for the construction, use, maintenance, repair and improvement, including extensions, of any works required for drainage purposes.

D. The board may adopt equitable by-laws, rules and regulations and perform all acts necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

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