HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
40-1306. Organization of highway commissioners — Meetings — Officers — Official bonds. (1) Immediately after qualifying and appointment and after a highway district commissioner election and the newly elected commissioners take office, the highway commissioners shall meet and organize, shall elect a chairman from their number, and shall appoint a secretary and treasurer who may also be from their number. The offices of secretary and treasurer may be filled by the same person. Certified copies of all appointments, under the hand of each of the commissioners, shall be filed with the clerk of each of the counties in which the highway district is located and with the secretary of the highway district.
(2) As soon as practicable after organization, and when deemed expedient or necessary, the highway commissioners shall designate a day, hour and place at which regular meetings shall be held, which shall be within the district or at the county seat of the county in which the district is located. Regular meetings shall be held at least quarterly. A majority of the highway commissioners may exercise all of the powers of the board of highway district commissioners.
(3) The officers of the highway district shall take and file with the district secretary an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices. The district treasurer shall on his appointment execute and file with the district secretary an official bond in an amount as may be fixed by the highway district commissioners, which shall not be less than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), and shall from time to time execute and file any further bonds as required of the highway district commissioners in amounts fixed by them, which amounts shall be at least sufficient to cover the anticipated amounts of money coming into his hands, at any one (1) time, plus an additional twenty-five percent (25%).
[40-1306, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 648; am. 1999, ch. 332, sec. 4, p. 897.]