Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 42
IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
CHAPTER 7
HEADGATES AND MEASURING DEVICES
42-715.  Duties of the water measurement district treasurer. (1) The water measurement district treasurer shall keep a complete, accurate and permanent record of all moneys received by and disbursed for and on behalf of the district. The water measurement district treasurer shall deposit all moneys of the district in a designated depository approved at the annual meeting, and shall comply with the public depository law as contained in chapter 1, title 57, Idaho Code.
(2)  Before undertaking the duties of the office, the water measurement district treasurer shall take and subscribe to an oath before an officer authorized by the laws of the state to administer oaths, to faithfully perform the duties of the office, and shall file the oath with the director of the department of water resources. Upon issuance by the director of a certificate confirming the selection of a water measurement district treasurer, the actions taken by the water measurement district treasurer in fulfillment of the duties of the office are covered by the state group surety bond as provided in sections 59-801 through 59-804, Idaho Code.
(3)  The water measurement district treasurer shall serve until a successor is elected or appointed, and qualified. A water measurement district treasurer may be removed from office by the director for failure to perform the duties of the office in the manner provided for removal of a district hydrographer.
(4)  Compensation for the services of the water measurement district treasurer shall be set at the annual meeting and may be established on a fixed sum, per diem, or voluntary basis. If a water measurement district treasurer is appointed by the director in the absence of being elected at the annual meeting, the director shall fix the compensation to be paid, if any.
(5)  The treasurer of the water measurement district shall only disburse moneys from the water measurement district account upon submission of a written voucher approved by the district hydrographer for expenses incurred for water measurement district purposes related to the district or by a voucher approved by the chairman of the advisory committee for activities pursuant to resolutions adopted by the appropriators or water users from district funds.
(6)  It shall be the duty of the water measurement district treasurer to prepare a statement of the financial affairs of the district at the end of each fiscal year and to file the statement with the director of the department of water resources. An audit of the financial affairs of the district shall be made as required in section 67-450B, Idaho Code. A certified copy of the audit shall be filed with the director of the department of water resources following the audit.
(7)  In water measurement districts with an annual budget of three thousand dollars ($3,000) or less, the appropriators or water users may, by resolution adopted at the annual meeting, authorize the district hydrographer to serve as water measurement district treasurer. District hydrographers in water measurement districts with annual budgets in excess of three thousand dollars ($3,000) shall not be authorized to act as water measurement district treasurer.

History:
[42-715, added 1995, ch. 291, sec. 3, p. 1023.]


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