2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 45 - Towns and cities
CHAPTER 45-48 - Nasonville Water District
§ 45-48-3 - Annual and special meetings – Voting.

SECTION 45-48-3

   § 45-48-3  Annual and special meetings – Voting. – (a) The district shall hold an annual meeting on the first Tuesday in June in every year.

   (b) Special meetings of the district shall be called by the clerk upon order of the administrative board or upon written application of at least five (5) electors; and whenever the subject of ordering a tax is to be acted on at any special meeting, the tax shall be mentioned in the notice. It is the duty of the clerk to fix a suitable place for the holding of all meetings, and to give notice of each meeting, both annual and special, by posting a notice in at least three (3) public places within the town at least ten (10) days before the meeting, and the notice shall contain a statement of the time and place when and where a meeting will be held for the purpose of correcting and canvassing the voting list to be used at the annual or special meeting, and it is the duty of the assessors of taxes of the district to canvass and correct the voting list in the same manner, as near as may be, or as provided by law for boards of canvassers.

   (c) No vote, except upon an adjournment, or in the annual election of officers, shall be taken at any meeting of the district unless at least seven (7) electors are present at the meeting. On demand of at least one-fifth ( 1/5) of the qualified electors of the district present at any meeting for a ballot on any question pending at the meeting, the ballot shall be allowed; and all votes except on motion to adjourn, or on amendment to any pending proposition, shall be required by the moderator to be so taken, that the votes affirmative and negative may be by him or her counted, and the results entered by the clerk on the minutes of the meeting.

   (d) It is the duty of the clerk of the district to fix a suitable place within the district for the holding of meetings and for giving notice of subsequent meetings.

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