COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
31-1410B. Decision to decrease the size of the board. (1) Any fire protection board consisting of five (5) members may, by a four-fifths (4/5) majority vote of all of the board members, elect to decrease the size of the board to three (3) members.
(2) If the board of fire protection commissioners elects to reduce the board to three (3) members, the existing board members shall subdivide the district into three (3) subdivisions as nearly equal in population, area and mileage as practicable to be known as subdistricts one, two and three. Notice of revised fire protection commissioner subdistricts shall be provided to the county clerk of the county or counties in which the changes occur by means of a resolution that includes a map depicting the revised subdistrict boundaries.
(3) At the first election following the decision of the board of fire protection commissioners to reduce the board from five (5) to three (3) members, three (3) commissioners shall be elected. The commissioner from fire protection subdistrict one shall be elected to a term of two (2) years and the commissioners from subdistricts two and three shall be elected to a term of four (4) years. Thereafter, the term of all commissioners shall be four (4) years.
(4) For commissioners whose office expires in any even-numbered year, such commissioners shall remain in office until the next election in an odd-numbered year.
[31-1410B, added 2016, ch. 89, sec. 4, p. 277.]