17B-1-513.  Termination of terms of trustees representing withdrawn areas.

(1)  Except as provided in Subsection (4), on the effective date of withdrawal of an area from a local district, any trustee residing in the withdrawn area shall cease to be a member of the board of trustees of the local district.

Terms Used In Utah Code 17B-1-513

  • Local district: means a limited purpose local government entity, as described in Section 17B-1-103, that operates under, is subject to, and has the powers set forth in:
(a) this chapter; or
(i) this chapter; and
(A) Chapter 2a, Part 1, Cemetery Maintenance District Act;
(B) Chapter 2a, Part 2, Drainage District Act;
(C) Chapter 2a, Part 3, Fire Protection District Act;
(D) Chapter 2a, Part 4, Improvement District Act;
(E) Chapter 2a, Part 5, Irrigation District Act;
(F) Chapter 2a, Part 6, Metropolitan Water District Act;
(G) Chapter 2a, Part 7, Mosquito Abatement District Act;
(H) Chapter 2a, Part 8, Public Transit District Act;
(I) Chapter 2a, Part 9, Service Area Act;
(J) Chapter 2a, Part 10, Water Conservancy District Act;
(K) Chapter 2a, Part 11, Municipal Services District Act; or
(L) Chapter 2a, Part 12, Public Infrastructure District Act. See Utah Code 17B-1-102
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • (2)  Except as provided in Subsection (4), if the local district has been divided into divisions for the purpose of electing or appointing trustees and the area withdrawn from a district constitutes all or substantially all of the area in a division of the local district that is represented by a member of the board of trustees, on the effective date of the withdrawal, the trustee representing the division shall cease to be a member of the board of trustees of the local district.

    (3)  In the event of a vacancy on the board of trustees as a result of an area being withdrawn from the local district:

    (a)  the board of trustees shall reduce the number of trustees of the local district as provided by law; or

    (b)  the trustee vacancy shall be filled as provided by law.

    (4)  Subsections (1) and (2) apply only to a trustee who is required by law to be a resident of the local district or of a particular division within the local district.

    Amended by Chapter 140, 2016 General Session