2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:135.1 — Board, qualification of members; appointment; vacancies; removal of members; officers

§135.1.  Board, qualification of members; appointment; vacancies; removal of members; officers

A.  The Sweet Lake - Grand Lake Community Cemetery District shall be governed by a board of five commissioners, hereinafter referred to as the "board", who shall be qualified voters and residents of the district and who shall serve without compensation.  The board shall be appointed by the governing authority of Cameron Parish.  Two of the initial commissioners so appointed shall serve for two years, two for four years, and one for five years.

B.  At the expiration of their respective initial terms of office, the successors to such initial appointees shall be appointed within thirty days for five-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  Any member of the board may be removed for cause and his appointment rescinded by a two-thirds vote of the elected membership of the parish governing authority.

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

Acts 2003, No. 541, §1.

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