IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS
42-3111. Commissioners — Annual appointment — Officers’ election — Duties. Annually on the same day the district was organized the director shall appoint a commissioner or commissioners whose term expires. Each commissioner thereafter who may be appointed shall qualify by taking the oath and filing a bond which shall be approved in the same manner as provided in section 42-3109[, Idaho Code,] of this act.
Upon the initial organization and annually thereafter on the same date, the board shall organize, by the election of one (1) of their number chairman, and one (1) of their number vice chairman. They shall elect, or appoint a secretary, who may, or may not, be a member of the board. They shall elect, or appoint a treasurer, who may, or may not, be a member of the board.
The chairman shall preside at all meetings, sign all claims, except his own, which shall be signed by the vice chairman, sign all warrants in payment of claims, after the submission of such claims and thus approved by the board, and such other duties as shall be required of him by law, or prescribed by the board.
The vice chairman, in the absence of the chairman, shall have the same powers and duties as the chairman.
The secretary of the board shall have the duties as are prescribed by the board. He shall attend all meetings of the board, shall keep a record of the proceedings, and shall enter in said record all matters required by law, or by the board, so to be entered; and said record shall be open to inspection by any person at all reasonable times. In the absence of the secretary, the board shall appoint some person, who, as acting secretary, shall keep the record of the proceedings of the board and certify the same to the secretary, and the board. Whenever in the discretion of the board, it is deemed advisable to do so, the secretary may be placed under surety (fidelity) bond, in the manner and in the amount which shall be prescribed by the board.
The treasurer appointed, or elected, by the board shall have such duties as the board may prescribe. He shall be placed under a surety (fidelity) bond issued by a surety company authorized to do business in the state, in such an amount as the board from time to time may determine. The treasurer shall keep a complete and accurate record of all of the financial affairs of the district and shall deposit all moneys of the district in the designated depository ordered by the board, and shall comply with the public depository law as now appearing, or as it may be amended.
[42-3111, added 1971, ch. 300, sec. 11, p. 1219.]