1515.07 Governing body of district.

The governing body of a soil and water conservation district shall consist of five supervisors, as provided for in section 1515.05 of the Revised Code.

The supervisors shall organize annually by selecting a chairman, a secretary, and a treasurer. They shall designate one of their members as fiscal agent. A majority of the five supervisors shall constitute a quorum. The concurrence of a majority of the five supervisors in any matter shall be required for its determination. A supervisor shall receive no compensation for his services, except when both of the following occur:

(A) A district board of supervisors designates one or more of its supervisors to represent the district on a joint district board or if an agency or instrumentality of the United States, of this state, or of a political subdivision of this state requires or requests district board representation;

(B) Such compensation is provided for by public moneys other than moneys in the special fund of the local district created pursuant to section 1515.10 of the Revised Code.

A supervisor is entitled to be reimbursed for the necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of his official duties.

The supervisors shall furnish to the Ohio soil and water conservation commission, upon its request, copies of rules, orders, contracts, forms, and other documents they adopt or employ and other information concerning their activities as it requires in the performance of its duties under this chapter.

At least once each year, a district shall submit to the commission a report of progress and operations, including a summary of receipts and disbursements during the period covered by the report. A district shall submit additional financial reports as requested by the commission.

The supervisors shall provide for the execution of surety bonds for all employees and officers who are entrusted with funds and shall provide for the keeping of a full and accurate record of all proceedings and of all resolutions and orders issued or adopted. Any supervisor may be removed by the commission upon notice and hearing for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.

Effective Date: 10-20-1994