Procedure for changing number of directors and divisions
- election required.
1.The number of directors and the number of divisions of any district organized pursuant to the laws of this state must not be altered or changed except upon:
(a)A petition of not less than 51 percent of the qualified electors of the district; or
(b)A resolution adopted by the board of directors.
2.The petition or resolution must prescribe the number of divisions into which the district is proposed to be divided and must be accompanied by a map showing the proposed new division boundaries, which map must be a part of the petition or resolution and must be presented to the board of directors of the district at any regular meeting.
3.At its next regular meeting following the presentation of the petition or adoption of the resolution, the board of directors shall prepare or cause to be prepared a map of the district showing the proposed new division boundaries, which map must be placed on file in the office of the district. At least two copies of the map must be posted in other conspicuous places in the district where the maps are available for inspection by all interested persons.
4.The board of directors shall submit the question of altering or changing the number of divisions of the district in accordance with the petition to the qualified electors of the district at the next district election or primary or general state election. Notice of the election must be given in the manner provided in NRS 539.125, and must include notice of the places where the map showing the proposed new division boundaries may be inspected.
5.If the result of the election is in favor of the changes in the number of divisions and division boundaries of the district, the next biennial election of directors is governed by the altered conditions established by the election and the terms of office of all the directors then in office and who were elected or appointed before the altered conditions expire on the second Monday following the biennial election. The new directors then elected shall determine their respective tenures of office in the manner designated in NRS 539.065.
6.No petition or resolution to change the number of directors and divisions of a district may be received or considered within a period of 4 years following the date of an election held pursuant to this section.
Section 539.110 — Procedure for changing number of directors and divisions; election required.,