Section 11-44-78


Published: 2015

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Section 11-44-78

Section 11-44-78Commissioners - Filling of two or more simultaneous vacancies.

Should a vacancy exist simultaneously from any cause provided for in this article in two or more commissionerships so as to leave no quorum of said board of commissioners to fill same, an election to fill said vacancies shall be called by the remaining commissioner if there is one, and if there is none, then by the judge of probate of the county, to be held not less than 30 nor more than 45 days from the occurrence of the second vacancy. Notice of said election and of the time of holding same shall be given by one publication at least 25 days in advance of same in one or more newspapers in said city or town at the expense of said city or town. The commissioners chosen at said election shall qualify as speedily as possible thereafter.

(Acts 1911, No. 281, p. 330; Code 1940, T. 37, §115.)