Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 22. County Water and/or Sewer Districts

Vacancies On Board Of Directors -- Appointment

7-13-2262. Vacancies on board of directors -- appointment. (1) (a) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3), any vacancy in the board of directors, whether the vacant office is elective or appointive, must be filled by majority vote of the remaining directors.

(b) A vacancy must be determined in accordance with 7-13-2263.

(2) If there are no directors remaining on the board and no nominees for any director position to be elected, the county commissioners may appoint the number of directors specified in 7-13-2232(1). If the district lies in more than one county, the county commissioners of each county with territory included in the district shall jointly appoint the directors. The county commissioners shall stagger the terms of the directors appointed.

(3) If the boundaries of the district include any municipality or municipalities and a new board must be appointed as provided in subsection (2), the board shall include one additional director to be appointed by the mayor of the municipality for which the additional director is allowed.

(4) Following the appointment of a board in accordance with subsection (2), the directors must be elected as provided in this part.

History: En. Sec. 11, Ch. 242, L. 1957; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 263, L. 1967; R.C.M. 1947, 16-4511(part); amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 254, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 214, L. 2011; amd. Sec. 132, Ch. 49, L. 2015.