Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-711 Records; Board Of Directors; Open Meetings

48-711. Records; board of directors; open meetings

A. The district shall keep the following records which shall be open to public inspection:

1. Minutes of all meetings of the district board.

2. All resolutions.

3. Accounts showing all monies received and disbursed.

4. The annual budget.

5. All other records required to be maintained by law.

B. If the resolution ordering formation of the district provides that the district will be governed by a district board appointed by the governing body, each appointed director shall serve for a term of six years, except that two directors initially appointed by the governing body in the resolution shall serve for a term of four years. The resolution shall state which directors shall serve four year terms and which shall serve six year terms. On the expiration of the term of an appointed director, the governing body shall appoint a person to fill the position. If a vacancy occurs on the district board because of death, resignation or inability of the director to discharge the duties of director, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment made by the governing body. A director appointed by the governing body shall hold office for the remainder of the unexpired term until his successor is appointed. An appointed director shall not be a landowner owning more than forty acres in the district, an elected official of the municipality or county or an employee or agent of the landowner or municipality or county but may be a director of more than one district. The members of the governing body of the municipality or county are not eligible to receive compensation for their services as members of the district board.

C. The board of directors shall comply with title 38, chapter 3, article 3.1 as a separate political subdivision.

D. The district clerk and district treasurer shall be the clerk of the municipality or county and the treasurer of the municipality or county, respectively, unless the district board appoints a district clerk and district treasurer.

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