General Assembly: 75 (1994 Regular GA) - Chapter 1045 - Trustees of sanitary districts


Published: 1994-04-08

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87 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1994 SESSION

CHAPTER 1045 TRUSTEES OF SANITARY DISTRICTS

H.F.2199

AN ACT relating to the number and election of sanitary district trustees.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

CH. 1046

Section 1. Section 358.9, Code Supplement 1993, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraphs:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. If the petition to establish a sanitary district requests a board of trustees of five members, the board of supervisors shall select five trustees from among the seven persons receiving the highest number of votes at the initial election. Two trustees shall be designated to serve a term expiring on the first day of January which is not a Sunday or legal holiday following the next general election, two trustees to serve a term expiring on the first day of January which is not a Sunday or legal holiday two years later, and one to serve a term expiring on the first day of January which is not a Sunday or holiday four years later. Thereafter, each term shall be for a term of years established by the board of supervisors, not less than three years or more than six years. Successors to a five-member board selected under this paragraph shall be chosen by election and after the initial election, a candidate for office of trustee shall be nominated by a personal affidavit of the candidate or by petition of at least ten eligible electors of the district and the candidate's personal affidavit, which shall be filed with the commissioner of county elections at least sixty-nine days before the date of the general election. The form of the candidate's affidavit shall be substantially as provided in section 45.3.

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. Upon request of a three-member board of trustees or petition of the number of eligible electors of the district equal to at least five percent of the residents of the district filed at least ninety days before the next general election, the board of supervisors shall provide for the election of a five-member board of trustees with staggered terms of office of not more than six years. The five-member board of trustees shall become effective on the first day of January which is not a Sunday or legal holiday after that general election. The board of trustees or a petition of the number of eligible electors of the district equal to at least five percent of the residents of the district may also request the board of supervisors to implement a plan to reduce the number of trustees from five to three. The board of supervisors shall allow incumbent trustees to serve their unexpired terms of office.

Approved April 8, 1994

CHAPTER 1046 TERMS DESCRIBING PARENTS, CHILDREN, AND SIBLINGS

H.F.2217

AN ACT relating to changes in terms used to describe parents, children, siblings, and their relationships to one another.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 232.2, subsection 4, paragraph c, Code Supplement 1993, is amended to read as follows:

c. The care and services that will be provided to the child, aatuPal biological parents, and foster parents.

Sec. 2. Section 232.2, subsection 39, Code Supplement 1993, is amended to read as follows: