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TITLE 39
HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 13
HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
39-1330.  Biennial election of board members — Terms of office. On the third Tuesday of May in the next odd-numbered calendar year after the organization of any district, and on the third Tuesday of May every second year thereafter, an election shall be held which shall be known as the biennial election of the district.
At the first biennial election in any district hereafter organized and each sixth year thereafter there shall be elected by the qualified electors of the district three (3) members of the board to serve for a term of six (6) years; at the second biennial election and each sixth year thereafter there shall be elected two (2) members of the board to serve for a term of six (6) years; at the third biennial election and each sixth year thereafter there shall be elected two (2) members of the board to serve for terms of six (6) years.
The county clerk shall provide for holding such elections and shall appoint judges to conduct them; the county clerk shall give notice of election by publication and shall arrange such other details in connection therewith as the board may direct. The returns of the election shall be certified to and shall be canvassed and declared by the board of county commissioners. The candidate or candidates, according to the number of trustees to be elected, receiving the most votes shall be elected. Any new member of the board shall qualify in the same manner as members of the first board qualify.
In any election for trustee, if after the deadline for filing a declaration of intent as a write-in candidate it appears that only one (1) qualified candidate has been nominated for a trustee’s position, it shall not be necessary for the candidate to stand for election, and the board of trustees of the district shall declare such candidate elected as a trustee, and the secretary of the board of the district shall immediately make and deliver to such person a certificate of election.
For the purpose of achieving an orderly transition to a term of six (6) years and to hold trustee elections in odd-numbered years, the following schedule shall be followed:
(a)  For trustees elected in 2005, their terms shall expire in 2011 and the terms for each of those elected in 2011 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years;
(b)  For trustees elected in 2006, their terms shall expire in 2013 and the terms for each of those elected in 2013 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years;
(c)  For trustees elected in 2007, their terms shall expire in 2013 and the terms for each of those elected in 2013 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years;
(d)  For trustees elected in 2008, their terms shall expire in 2015 and the terms for each of those elected in 2015 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years;
(e)  For trustees elected in 2009, their terms shall expire in 2015 and the terms for each of those elected in 2015 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years;
(f)  For trustees elected in 2010, their terms shall expire in 2017 and the terms for each of those elected in 2017 shall be six (6) years and thereafter those terms shall be for six (6) years.

History:
[39-1330, added 1965, ch. 173, sec. 13, p. 340; am. 1995, ch. 118, sec. 51, p. 469; am. 1995, ch. 154, sec. 1, p. 631; am. 2009, ch. 341, sec. 67, p. 1036; am. 2011, ch. 11, sec. 22, p. 35; am. 2021, ch. 46, sec. 4, p. 130.]


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