Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-4831; Version 2 Permanent Board Of Directors; Qualification And Organization; Compensation

48-4831. Permanent board of directors; qualification and organization; compensation

(L93, ch 144 sec 1.)

A. The permanent board of directors shall consist of eleven persons, each representing a separate division established pursuant to section 48-4834, subsection A, paragraph 2 plus one person elected at large from that portion of any county in which fifty per cent or more of the assessed value of that county is located in the district. Each director shall be a qualified elector of a county located in whole or in part in the district and be a resident of the division or that portion of the county that the director represents.

B. On adopting a plan of permanent operation and administration, the initial board shall continue to constitute the district board until the directors of the permanent board are elected and qualify. At the next general election after the adoption of the plan of permanent operation and administration, the directors from divisions 1 through 5 shall be elected to serve four year terms and the directors from divisions 6 through 11 and the at large county directors shall be elected to serve two year terms. Thereafter, all directors shall be elected to serve four year terms.

C. Each member of the permanent board shall qualify for office by taking and subscribing the official oath. The official oath shall be filed with the permanent board.

D. If a vacancy occurs on the board, the board shall nominate and the governor shall appoint a replacement from the division or that portion of the county in which the vacancy occurs. A director so appointed shall qualify within thirty days after receiving notice of the appointment in the same manner as prescribed by this section and shall hold office for the remainder of the term to which the appointment was made.

E. The board shall select a chairman, vice-chairman and secretary-treasurer from among the members who shall hold office at the pleasure of the board.

F. Board members are not eligible for compensation but are eligible for reimbursement of actual and necessary expenses while engaged in official business under order of the board.

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