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Increasing Special District Board To Seven Members

Concerning the authority for a special district to increase the number of board members from five to seven.
2017 Regular Session
Local Government
Bill Summary

The bill allows a special district having a 5-member board to increase the number of board members to 7 by the adoption of a resolution by the board and the approval of the resolution by the board of county commissioners or the governing body of the municipality that approved the service plan of the special district. If an increase is made, a board cannot be reduced back to 5 members. The bill also specifies the length of the initial term of each new special district board member and sets forth the election requirements.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Gray
Sen. B. Gardner



Rep. K. Becker, Rep. S. Lebsock, Rep. T. Leonard, Rep. D. Valdez
Sen. R. Fields, Sen. J. Tate

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details