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2012 Statute


82a-1026.Annual meetings of eligible voters; organization meeting to elect initial board of directors. (a) Within not more than ninety (90) days after the recording of the certificate of incorporation, a meeting open to all eligible voters of the district shall be held by the steering committee for the election of the initial board of directors of the district. A notice of the meeting shall be given by the steering committee at least ten (10) days prior to the date thereof by one publication in a newspaper of general circulation in each of the counties of which the groundwater management district is a part. Each eligible voter of the district shall be entitled to vote for as many candidates as the number of directors that are to be elected, but may not cast more than one vote for any one candidate. The candidates receiving the greatest number of votes cast shall respectively be declared elected.

(b) In not more than twelve (12) months after the initial meeting, and annually thereafter, a meeting shall be held for the election of directors whose terms expire, to report on the financial condition and activities of the district and to adopt a proposed budget covering the anticipated expenses of the district for the ensuing year.

(c) The number of directors of a district, or the date of the annual meeting, may be changed at any annual meeting if notice of the proposition or propositions is included in the notice of the annual meeting at which the changes are to be considered.

History: L. 1972, ch. 386, § 7; L. 1978, ch. 436, § 1; July 1.