2019 Code of Alabama
Title 33 - Navigation and Watercourses.
Chapter 15 - Bear Creek Development Authority.
Section 33-15-4 - Composition of board of directors; appointment, qualifications and terms of members; vacancies in office.
The board of directors of the authority shall consist of 14 members, designated herein as directors, as follows:
(1) The governing body of each of the Counties of Marion, Colbert, Franklin, and Winston shall appoint a director of the authority who shall be a person residing in the county whose governing body makes the appointment and who shall be active in municipal, industrial, agricultural, commercial, or citizen organizations engaged in promoting comprehensive and unified development of the resources of the Bear Creek Watershed as a basis for its general economic growth. The term of office of each director so appointed shall be six years, the term of the first directors so appointed to commence on the date on which there shall be filed with the Judge of Probate of Franklin County the certificate of incorporation provided for in Section 33-15-3. The governing body of each of the above-named counties shall appoint successors to the first director so appointed by it, and any vacancy in the office of a director so appointed by it shall be filled by the same governing body by another appointment for the unexpired term.
(2) Each Governor of Alabama shall appoint a director at large to serve during the term of office of the Governor making the appointment. Any vacancy in the office of a director so appointed shall be filled by appointment by the same Governor for the unexpired term.
(3) The mayor or other chief executive officer of each of the municipalities of Red Bay, Vina, Hodges, Hackleburg, Bear Creek, Haleyville, Phil Campbell, Russellville, and Cherokee and their successors shall serve as directors during the respective term of office of such mayor or other chief executive officer.(Acts 1965, No. 584, p. 1080, §3; Act 2014-338, p. 1256, §1.)