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Election of Director and Board Vacancies

Election of Directors

The District Board of Directors consists of five (5) members, each of whom must be a registered voter residing in a specific zone of the District.  Directors serve a term of four (4) years.  The four-year terms are staggered so that either two or three board members are elected every two (2) years.

In accordance with Health & Safety Code §32100.5 the general election to elect Board members shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year.  District elections shall be consolidated and shall follow the procedures set forth in the statewide general election provisions provided in Elections Code §10400 et. seq.

Vacancy of Office
The Board Government Code §1780 provides the method of filling the vacancy of Healthcare District Board members.  The Board of Directors has up to sixty (60) days after the vacancy has occurred to appoint or call an election to fill the office of a new Director.  In accordance with Health & Safety Code §32100.1, the new appointee is required to be a resident of the Zone in which the vacancy has been created.  Notice of the Vacancy shall be posted at least fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting in which applicants are interviewed.  The interview process and vote of the Board of Directors shall be done at a public meeting in an open session.