NRS 543.510
Appointment and powers of chief engineer and general manager

  • duties and compensation of other employees
  • technical committee
  • contracts with agencies of Federal Government
  • duties of county officers and employees.

1.

The board may:

(a)

Appoint a chief engineer and general manager who must be a civil engineer licensed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 625 of NRS and may be selected from among nominees proposed by the citizens’ advisory committee for the district.

(b)

Prescribe the duties of officers, agents and employees and fix their compensation.

(c)

Create a technical committee for the district. If the board of county commissioners constitutes the board of directors, the technical committee must include one member and one alternate appointed by the county and by each city within the district. If the regional transportation commission constitutes the board of directors, the number of members and alternates appointed respectively by the county and by each city must be equal to the number of its representatives on the commission. The citizens’ advisory committee for the district shall appoint one of its members to the technical committee. The chief engineer and general manager is a member of the technical committee and shall serve as its executive director. Each member of the committee has one vote, except the member from the citizens’ advisory committee and the chief executive and general manager, each of whom may otherwise participate in the activities of and make recommendations to the technical committee. The committee shall annually choose one of its members as chair.

2.

The chief engineer and general manager may hire and retain agents, employees, engineers and attorneys, and any other persons necessary or desirable to effect the purposes of the district.

3.

The board may contract with any agency of the Federal Government for any services related to projects for the control of floods in the district.

4.

The district attorney, the county surveyor, the county assessor, the county auditor or comptroller, the county treasurer, their deputies, assistants, clerks and other employees are ex officio officers, deputies, assistants, clerks and employees of the district. They shall, if requested by the board, perform the same various duties for the district as for the county. The board shall reimburse the county for the cost of rendering these services.

Source: Section 543.510 — Appointment and powers of chief engineer and general manager; duties and compensation of other employees; technical committee; contracts with agencies of Federal Government; duties of county officers and employees., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-543.­html#NRS543Sec510.

543.320
Board of county commissioners or regional transportation commission constitutes board of directors.
543.330
District officers: Designation and selection
543.340
Meetings
543.355
Citizens’ advisory committee: Creation
543.360
Acquisition, construction and operation of projects and improvements
543.362
Project may consist of any interest in property.
543.365
Aesthetic enhancement of projects.
543.368
Location of improvement along or across public road or highway.
543.370
Perpetual existence of board.
543.380
Corporate seal.
543.390
Suits, actions and proceedings.
543.400
Acquisition, improvement and disposal of property.
543.410
Storage and reclamation of floodwater
543.420
Eminent domain.
543.430
Acquired water to be used only in replenishing water basin.
543.440
Use of property taken by eminent domain declared public use
543.450
Surveys
543.460
Investigations, studies and research
543.470
Operation, maintenance and repair of improvements.
543.480
Contracts
543.490
Borrowing money
543.500
Acquisition and disposal of and encumbrances on property.
543.510
Appointment and powers of chief engineer and general manager
543.520
Bylaws.
543.530
Implied powers.
543.540
Agreements concerning projects for control of floods.
543.545
Exemption from requirements of public bidding for construction of certain flood control facilities
543.547
Compliance with master plan required for construction of flood control facility by local government
543.550
Rights-of-way across public lands granted to districts.
543.560
Acquisition of right to flood or interfere with property
543.570
Connection with storm water drain or flood control facility: Application
543.580
Chief engineer and general manager: Investigations, reports and estimates
543.590
Survey and report of problems
543.595
Adoption of uniform regulations
543.596
Further review of master plan at 5-year intervals.
543.597
Change of facility on or amendment of master plan
543.5955
Annual review of master plan
543.5965
More frequent review of master plan authorized
543.5975
Amendment of master plan for expenditure or provision of money to protect public or private property from flooding.
Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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