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82a-2204. Same; governing body; membership; terms; powers and duties. (a) The governing board of the horsethief reservoir benefit district shall consist of eight members, as follows:

(1) Four members to be appointed one each by the board of county commissioners of the four counties in the district;

(2) one member to be appointed one each by the governing body of the cities of Dodge City and Garden City;

(3) one member appointed by the Pawnee watershed district; and

(4) the secretary of wildlife, parks and tourism or the secretary's designee.

(b) The member appointed by the Pawnee watershed district shall serve as chairperson of the governing board.

(c) The board shall meet upon call of the chairperson as necessary to carry out its duties under this act.

(d) The initial appointment for the members appointed by Finney and Gray counties and Dodge City shall be for a term of one year. The initial appointment for the members appointed by Ford and Hodgeman counties, Garden City and the Pawnee watershed district shall be for a term of two years. For each subsequent appointment, each appointed member of the board shall be appointed for a term of two years. Each member shall continue in such position until a successor is appointed and qualified. Members shall be eligible for reappointment. Whenever a vacancy occurs in the membership of the board, a successor shall be selected to fill such vacancy in the same manner as and for the unexpired term of the member such person is succeeding.

(e) The governing body shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Authority to impose a district wide sales tax pursuant to the provisions of this act;

(2) authority to issue bonds pursuant to the provisions of this act; and

(3) authority to manage recreational facilities within the district.

(f) The governing body shall provide that any fee schedule imposed for users of recreational facilities within the district may be set at a reduced rate or schedule for residents of any county which is a part of the district.

History: L. 2004, ch. 65, § 4; L. 2012, ch. 47, § 137; July 1.



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