Board of directors
(1)The Colorado river water conservation district shall be managed and controlled by a board of fifteen directors. One of said directors shall be from each of the respective counties in said district. He shall be selected by the board of county commissioners of the county in which he resides. He may be a member of the board of county commissioners of such county. He shall have been a resident of such county, or if only a part of a county is included within the boundaries of the said district, a resident of such included part for a period of at least two years prior to the date of his appointment and shall be a freeholder who has paid taxes in the county of his residence during the calendar year next preceding his appointment. The members of said board shall hold office for a term of three years and until their successors are appointed and qualified, except as otherwise provided in this article. The regular term of office of each director shall commence on the third Tuesday of January following his appointment. The board of county commissioners of the county in which a director, whose term of office is about to expire, resides shall, at its first meeting in January, appoint a successor who shall take office on the third Tuesday in January following his appointment.
(2)The members of the board of directors of said district who are now in office shall hold their respective office for the period of time for which they were selected to serve, and their tenure of office shall not be affected by this amendatory section. Within sixty days after April 7, 1961, each of the boards of county commissioners of the counties of Hinsdale and Saguache shall appoint a director from such county with the qualifications above prescribed to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Colorado river water conservation district. The director from Hinsdale county shall hold office until the third Tuesday of January, 1962, and the director from Saguache county shall hold office until the third Tuesday of January, 1963. Upon expiration of the several terms of office of the directors appointed under the terms of this section, successors shall be appointed as provided in this section to serve for the regular term of three years.
Section 37-46-104 — Board of directors,
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