Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 44. Municipal Housing Authorities

Right Of Obligee Of Authority To Request Removal Of Commissioner

7-15-4437. Right of obligee of authority to request removal of commissioner. (1) An obligee of the authority may file with the mayor written charges that the authority is willfully violating any law of the state or any term, provision, or covenant in any contract to which the authority is a party. The mayor shall give each of the commissioners a copy of the charges at least 10 days prior to the hearing on the charges and shall provide an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel. The mayor shall within 15 days after receipt of the charges remove a commissioner of the authority who is found to have acquiesced in any willful violation.

(2) A commissioner is considered to have acquiesced in a willful violation by the authority of a law of this state or of any term, provision, or covenant contained in a contract to which the authority is a party if, before a hearing is held on the charges, the commissioner does not file a written statement with the authority of objections to or lack of participation in the violation.

History: En. Sec. 8, Ch. 140, L. 1935; re-en. Sec. 5309.8, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 35-108(part); amd. Sec. 623, Ch. 61, L. 2007.