46A-3B-9. Commencement of directors' terms--Vacancies.

Each director shall take office on the first day of January of the year following election, or not later than sixty days after election in the case of a special election. A vacancy that may occur on the water development district board of directors by reason of death, failure to be a resident and voter, resignation, or other cause pursuant to § 3-4-1, or upon expiration of term of office if no qualifying petitions have been filed or if no successor has qualified for the office, unless otherwise provided in chapters 46A-3A to 46A-3E, inclusive, shall be declared to exist and shall be filled by elective action of the remaining directors from candidates proposed by nominating petitions signed by at least twenty-five eligible voters in the director area for which a vacancy exists. The person appointed to fill the vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Source: SL 1984 (SS), ch 1, § 23; SL 1989, ch 386, § 5; SL 1991, ch 372; SL 2016, ch 217, § 3; SL 2017, ch 191, § 1; SL 2020, ch 196, § 2.