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     Idaho Statutes

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42-3109.   initial board of commissioners — appointment — qualification — bond — oath — organization. (1) The order of the director organizing said district shall name the initial members of the district board of commissioners without regard to political affiliation. Each division of the district shall be represented by one (1) commissioner. Each initial commissioner shall be a qualified elector pursuant to section 42-3118, Idaho Code, and shall reside within the division he represents.
(2)   Each appointed commissioner shall be entitled to enter upon the duties of his office upon taking the oath of office as provided for in section 59-401, Idaho Code, and filing a bond to the state for the benefit of said district for the faithful performance of the commissioner’s duties. The amount of the bond shall be five thousand dollars ($5,000) with one (1) or more sureties, or a surety bond, the premium for which shall be a lawful expenditure of the district, either of which shall be approved by the judge of the district court wherein the commissioner resides; provided, the judge of the district court, upon application and proper showing by the board, may enter an order reducing the amount of the bond to such sum as may appear to him to be reasonable and adequate under the showing made. The commissioners shall take the oath of office and file their bonds within fifteen (15) days after they are appointed. The bonds of the initial commissioners shall be filed with the clerk of the district court of the county in which the office of the district is located and kept in trust by said clerk of the district court.
(3)  Immediately after their appointment and the filing and approval of their bonds, the commissioners shall organize themselves into a board, as in this act provided, and shall by lot determine the terms of their office, which shall be one (1), two (2) and three (3) years, respectively.

[42-3109, added 1971, ch. 300, sec. 9, p. 1219; am. 2018, ch. 193, sec. 1, p. 429; am. 2023, ch. 56, sec. 2, p. 208.]

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