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13-2416.Same; members; election; term; vacancies; bonds. If the election of a waterworks board has been approved by a majority of the voters at such election, the mayor of such city shall thereupon issue a proclamation for an election of the members of such waterworks board. The said waterworks board shall consist of five members to be nominated and elected by the city at large. The provisions of article 17 of chapter 13 of the General Statutes of 1935, pertaining to the election and removal of officers, shall govern except as to the time of the first primary and election. The three candidates securing the highest number of votes at the election shall hold office for the term of four years and the two candidates receiving the next highest number of votes shall hold office for a term of two years, thereafter the term of each member of the waterworks board shall be for a term of four years.

The members of the waterworks board shall take office within fifteen days after their election and that part of the year until May first shall count as a full year of office. In case of a vacancy in the office of any member of the waterworks board, the remaining members of the waterworks board shall appoint a successor to hold office until the next city election is held at which time a successor shall be elected to fill the unexpired term of such member in the same manner as original elections are made. The members of the waterworks board shall serve without pay or compensation of any kind or character. Each member of said board shall give a good and sufficient surety company bond in a sum to be fixed by the governing body of such city, conditioned for the faithful performance of his or her duties. The cost of said bond shall be paid out of the revenue of the waterworks department.

History: L. 1937, ch. 143, § 3; L. 1938, ch. 34, § 1; L. 1941, ch. 134, § 1; June 30.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-03-29T10:18:49. Head Rev No: 634174