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31-1415.  Organization of board — Meetings — Officers — Official bonds. Immediately after qualifying, the board of fire protection 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 fire protection 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 acted on by the board. All meetings of the board must be public, and a majority shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. All fire protection districts shall meet the financial audit filing requirements as provided in section 67-450B, Idaho Code. All meetings of fire protection boards shall be noticed and run in accordance with the open meeting law provided for in chapter 2, title 74, Idaho Code, inclusive. All records of fire protection districts shall be available to the public in accordance with the provisions of public records law as provided for in chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code.
The officers of the district shall take and file with the secretary, an oath for 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 compliance with section 41-2604, Idaho Code, in such an amount as may be fixed by the fire protection board but in no case less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

[(31-1415) 31-1413, added 1943, ch. 161, sec. 13, p. 324; am. 1982, ch. 331, sec. 1, p. 838; am. and redesig. 2006, ch. 318, sec. 12, p. 1000; am. 2015, ch. 141, sec. 54, p. 419.]

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