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39-1328.  Organization of board — Seal — Duties of treasurer — Compensation of members — Financial statement. After taking oath and filing bonds, the board shall choose one (1) of its members as chairman of the board and president of the district, and shall elect a secretary and treasurer of the board and of the district who may or may not be members of the board. The secretary and treasurer may be one (1) person. Such board shall adopt a seal and the secretary shall keep in a well bound book a record of all its proceedings, minutes of all meetings, certificates, contracts, bonds given by employees and all corporate acts which shall be open to inspection by all owners of real property in the district as well as to all other interested parties.
The treasurer shall keep strict and accurate accounts of all moneys received by and disbursed for and on behalf of the district in permanent records. He shall file with the board of trustees of the district, at the expense of the district, a corporate fidelity bond in an amount to be fixed by the board of trustees, in any case not less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), conditioned on the faithful performance of the duties of his office.
Each member of the board may receive as compensation for his services, a sum not in excess of six hundred dollars ($600) per annum, payable monthly. Such annual sum shall be fixed by the board, by resolution adopted by majority vote, at a regular monthly meeting in advance of the fiscal year in which it is to become effective. In addition, each member of the board shall receive the amount of his actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his official duties as authorized by the board of trustees. No member of the board shall receive any compensation as an employee of the district or otherwise, other than that herein provided, and no member of the board shall be interested in any contract or transaction with the district except in his official representative capacity.
It shall be the duty of the board of trustees to cause an audit to be made of all financial affairs of the district during each fiscal year which audit shall be made within one hundred twenty (120) days following the end of the fiscal year. A financial statement shall be certified by the person making such audit, which shall be published in the newspaper of general circulation in the district in one (1) issue not more than thirty (30) days following the audit; such audit shall be made by registered accountant or certified public accountant, who is not otherwise employed by the district.
The court having jurisdiction of the district shall have the power to remove directors for cause shown on petition, notice and hearing.

[39-1328, added 1965, ch. 173, sec. 11, p. 340; am. 1977, ch. 101, sec. 1, p. 215; am. 1981, ch. 100, sec. 1, p. 147.]

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