CEMETERIES AND CREMATORIUMS
CEMETERY MAINTENANCE DISTRICT LAW
27-114. Organization of board — Meetings — Officers — Official bonds. Immediately after qualifying, the board of cemetery maintenance commissioners shall meet and organize as a board, and at that time, and whenever thereafter vacancies in the respective offices may occur, they shall elect a president from their number, and shall appoint a secretary and treasurer who may also be from their number, all of whom shall hold office during the pleasure of the board, or for terms fixed by the board. The offices of secretary and treasurer may be filled by the same person. Certified copies of all such appointments, under the hand of each of the commissioners, shall be forthwith filed with the clerk of the board of county commissioners and with the tax collector of the county.
As soon as practicable after the organization of the first board of cemetery maintenance commissioners, and thereafter when deemed expedient or necessary, such board shall designate a day and hour on which regular meetings shall be held and a place for the holding thereof, which shall be within the district. Regular meetings shall be held at least quarterly. The minutes of all meetings must show what bills are submitted, considered, allowed or rejected. The secretary shall make a list of all bills presented, showing to whom payable, for what service or material, when and where used, amount claimed, allowed or disallowed. Such list shall be signed by the chairman and attested by the secretary: provided, that all special meetings must be ordered by the president or a majority of the board, the order must be entered of record, and the secretary must give each member not joining in the order, five (5) days’ notice of special meetings: provided, further, that whenever all members of the board are present, however called, the same shall be deemed a legal meeting and any lawful business may be transacted. All meetings of the board must be public, and a majority shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All records shall be open to the inspection of any elector during business hours.
The officers of the district shall take and file with the secretary, an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of the respective offices. The treasurer shall on his appointment execute and file with the secretary an official bond in such an amount as may be fixed by the cemetery maintenance board but in no case less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
[(27-114) 1927, ch. 197, sec. 12, p. 264; I.C.A., sec. 27-113; I.C., sec. 28-114 (1948 Ed.); am. 2006, ch. 24, sec. 1, p. 82.]