Office of manager of the Colorado state fair authority
(1)The office of manager of the Colorado state fair authority is hereby created. The commissioner of agriculture, in consultation with the board, shall appoint and employ a manager of the Colorado state fair authority. The person appointed and employed as the manager must have knowledge of livestock, agriculture, horticulture, industry, recreation, education, and scientific facilities, processes, and products of the state of Colorado and must have experience in fair management and promotion. The manager shall serve for an indefinite term, must not hold any other public office, and must devote the manager’s entire time to the service of the state in the discharge of the manager’s official duties. The appointment or removal of the manager is subject to section 13 of article XII of the state constitution and the statutes enacted pursuant to that section. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the office of manager of the Colorado state fair authority is a position in the senior executive service for purposes of section 24-50-104 (5)(c).
(2)The manager is the chief administrative head of the Colorado state fair authority under the direction and supervision of the board; has general supervision and control of all activities, functions, and employees of the Colorado state fair authority; and shall exercise all necessary powers incident thereto. The manager shall exercise all the powers and functions of the board in the interim of its meetings and shall perform such other duties as prescribed by the board or by law. The office of manager is a
(3)Any current state fair authority employee who was previously certified under the state personnel system and who is returning to the state personnel system pursuant to this part 4, as amended by House Bill 97-1342, enacted at the first regular session of the sixty-first general assembly, shall be eligible for reinstatement.
Section 35-65-403 — Office of manager of the Colorado state fair authority - creation,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).