(1) An irrigation district may increase the number of its board of directors from three to five members when:
(a) In the judgment of the board of directors, it is necessary or beneficial to the welfare of the district; or
(b) Fifty or more qualified electors within the district file with the board a petition requesting an election for the purpose of increasing the number of directors.
(2) Upon the determination of the board or upon the filing of a petition requesting the increase, the board shall submit the question to the district electors at the next regular election or at a special election ordered by the board for such purpose. At the same election, two persons shall be elected to serve as directors if the electors, by a majority of votes cast at the election, increase the number of the board. [Formerly 545.018; 1997 c.249 §182; 1999 c.452 §20]Section: Previous 545.185 545.187 545.189 545.192 545.194 545.196 545.198 545.199 545.200 545.202 545.203 545.204 545.206 545.207 545.208 Next
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