17-52a-402.  Convening of first meeting of study committee.

(1)  The county executive shall convene the first meeting of the study committee no later than 10 days after the day on which the county executive receives notification:

Terms Used In Utah Code 17-52a-402

  • County: means a unit of local government that is a body corporate and politic and a legal subdivision of the state, with geographic boundaries as described in Section 17-50-104, and powers as provided in Part 3, County Powers. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • County executive: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Executive: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a person or body elected as the county executive or a person appointed as the county manager or administrative officer, refers to:
(a) the power and duty to carry laws and ordinances into effect and secure their due observance; and
(b) those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the executive branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Legislative: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a county commission or council, refers to:
    (a) the power and duty to enact ordinances, levy taxes, and establish budgets; and
    (b) those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the legislative branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Study committee: means the committee that has five members appointed and charged with the duties as provided in Section 17-52a-403. See Utah Code 17-52a-102
  • (a)  of the establishment of a study committee by the county legislative body as described in Section 17-52a-302; or

    (b)  of a certified petition from the county clerk as described in Section 17-52a-303.
  • (2) 

    (a)  At the study committee’s first meeting, the study committee shall select a chair from among the members of the study committee.

    (b)  The chair of the study committee is responsible for convening each future meeting of the study committee.

    Amended by Chapter 47, 2020 General Session