NRS 277B.200
Governance of authority

  • membership
  • appointment
  • terms
  • reappointment
  • vacancies.


An authority must be governed by a board of directors with an odd-numbered membership set by the participating entity or entities. If there is more than one participating entity, the membership of the board of directors must be agreed to by all of the participating entities. The board of directors must be composed of:


One director appointed by each county that is a participating entity, if any;


One director appointed by each city that is a participating entity, if any;


If the authority includes a municipally owned airport described in subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 277B.150, one director appointed by:


In a county whose population is 700,000 or more, the department of aviation of the county; or


In a county whose population is less than 700,000, the governing body of the airport authority, if any, and if there is not an airport authority, by the governing body of the municipality which owns the airport; and


Any other directors appointed in accordance with this section and as provided in an ordinance adopted by a participating entity pursuant to NRS 277B.180.


A director must reside within the boundaries of the participating entity that appoints him or her.


The following persons are not eligible to be appointed to a board:


An elected official of any governmental entity.


An employee of a participating entity.


Except as otherwise provided in this section, the directors described in subsection 1 must be appointed to terms of 4 years. The terms must be staggered in such a manner that, to the extent possible, the terms of one-half of the directors will expire every 2 years. The initial directors of the authority shall, at the first meeting of the board after their appointment, draw lots to determine which directors will initially serve terms of 2 years and which will serve terms of 4 years. A director may be reappointed.


A vacancy occurring during the term of a director must be filled by the appointing participating entity for the unexpired term as soon as is reasonably practicable.

Source: Section 277B.200 — Governance of authority; membership; appointment; terms; reappointment; vacancies., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-277B.­html#NRS277BSec200.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 277B.200’s source at nv​.us