6105.07 Naming district - board of directors.

At the meeting called under section 6105.06 of the Revised Code, the president or duly authorized representative of the board of county commissioners of each watershed county shall, by a majority vote of such presidents or representatives, adopt an official name for the district and appoint a board of directors for the district.

Such board shall consist of five members. By reason of his vocation, employment, or affiliation one of such members shall be classed as a representative of the public, one as a representative of agriculture, one as a representative of industry, one as a representative of public water supply, and one as a representative of public recreation.

Of the five members first appointed, one shall be appointed for a term ending on the thirtieth day of June of the next succeeding calendar year following the date of his appointment, one for a term ending on the thirtieth day of June of the second succeeding calendar year following the date of his appointment, one for a term ending on the thirtieth day of June of the third succeeding calendar year following the date of his appointment, one for a term ending on the thirtieth day of June of the fourth succeeding calendar year following the date of his appointment, and one for a term ending on the thirtieth day of June of the fifth succeeding calendar year following the date of his appointment.

Annually as the term of a member of the board of directors expires, the presidents or duly authorized representatives of such boards of county commissioners shall, by a majority vote at the meeting called under section 6105.16 of the Revised Code, appoint a member for a term of five years beginning with the date of the expiration of the expiring term.

Within sixty days after a vacancy occurs in the membership of the board, prior to the time such member's term expires, a special meeting of the presidents or duly authorized representatives of the board of county commissioners of each county containing territory within the territorial boundaries of the district shall be called, in the manner provided under section 6105.06 of the Revised Code, for the purpose of filling such vacancy for the unexpired term.

Such presidents or duly authorized representatives shall, at such meeting and by a majority vote of those present, appoint a person to fill such vacancy for the full unexpired term.

Members of such board of directors shall receive no compensation but shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties as members of the board.

Cite as R.C. § 6105.07

History. Effective Date: 12-14-1967