7-13-4516. Board of directors. (1) Except as provided in subsections (3)(b) and (5), the commissioners shall appoint a board of directors for the local water quality district.
(2) The board of directors consists of not less than five members, including one county commissioner or member of the governing body of a city-county consolidated government, one member from the governing body of each incorporated city or town that is included in the district, one member of the county or city-county board of health, and if the district includes a substantial amount of land that is within a conservation district or districts, one conservation district supervisor.
(3) The remaining members of the board of directors are selected from interested persons, as follows:
(a) from persons whose residences or businesses are distributed equally throughout the district if a county is the only unit of local government participating in the district; or
(b) through mutual agreement by all governing bodies if a county and one or more incorporated cities and towns are participating in the district.
(4) Terms of members of the board of directors are staggered and, after the initial terms, are for 3 years.
(5) In counties that have a full-time city-county health department, the city-county board of health, created as authorized by 50-2-106, may be designated as the board of directors for the local water quality district. If the city-county board of health is designated as the board of directors and if the local water quality district includes a substantial amount of land that is within a conservation district or districts, the board of directors must also include one member who is a conservation district supervisor.