2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:131.1 — Board of commissioners; membership; appointment; vacancies; removal of members; officers

§131.1.  Board of commissioners; membership; appointment; vacancies; removal of members; officers

A.  The Rapides Parish Cemetery District shall be governed by a board of nine commissioners, hereinafter referred to as the board, who shall be qualified voters and residents of the district and who shall serve without compensation.  The police jury shall appoint one commissioner from each of the police jury districts.  Three of the initial commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, three for three years, and three for four years.

B.  At the expiration of their respective terms of office, the successors to the initial terms shall be appointed, within sixty days thereof, for four-year terms.  Vacancies shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of Subsection A of this Section.  Any member of the board may be removed for cause and his appointment rescinded by two-thirds vote of the elected membership of the police jury.

C.  At its first meeting, the board shall elect one of its members chairman, and may, in its discretion, elect other officers from the membership.  Meetings shall be held at such time and place as shall be specified by call of the chairman.

Acts 1989, No. 11, §1.

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