The board of directors of a sanitary district organized after the effective date of this section wholly for the reduction of populations of biting arthropods shall consist of five members to be appointed by the advisory council of the district, one of whom shall be an employee of a city or general health district. Within sixty days after the court enters the decree incorporating the district, the advisory council shall make the initial appointments to the board of directors. Of the initial appointments to the board, one shall be for a term ending one year after the date upon which the court entered the decree, one shall be for a term ending two years after that date, one shall be for a term ending three years after that date, one shall be for a term ending four years after that date, and one shall be for a term ending five years after that date. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for five years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as the term which it succeeds. Each member of the board shall hold office from the date of his appointment until the end of the term for which he was appointed. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of that term. Any member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of his term until his successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. Members of the board shall be residents of the sanitary district.
Effective Date: 10-09-1981 .