The director of natural resources shall appoint an advisory council for each wild, scenic, or recreational river area, composed of not more than ten persons who are representative of local government and local organizations and interests in the vicinity of the wild, scenic, or recreational river area, who shall serve without compensation. The chief of the division of watercraft or the chief's representative shall serve as an ex officio member of each council.
The initial members appointed to each council shall serve for terms of not more than three years, with the terms of not more than four members of any council ending in the same year. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for three years commencing on the first day of February and ending on the last day of January.
Each council shall advise the chief on the acquisition of land and easements and on the lands and waters that should be included in a wild, scenic, or recreational river area or a proposed wild, scenic, or recreational river area, facilities therein, and other aspects of establishment and administration of the area that may affect the local interest.
Renumbered from § 1517.18 and amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.
Effective Date: 10-20-1994
Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39,SB 171, §4