In any district including all or part of a city of fifteen thousand or more population and in any district in which the voters have authorized seven directors, the board shall consist of seven members; in all other districts the board shall consist of five members.
A change from five to seven directors shall be effected in a district at the first regular election after authorization by the voters or when a district becomes wholly or in part within a city of fifteen thousand population or more in the following manner: If the term of one director of the five-member board expires at the time of said regular election, three directors shall be elected to serve until the third regular election thereafter; if the terms of two directors expire at the time of said regular election, three directors shall be elected to serve until the third regular election thereafter and one director shall be elected to serve a term the expiration of which coincides with the expiration of the term of the director heretofore singly elected.
[C51, § 1112; R60, § 2031, 2035, 2075; C73, § 1720, 1721, 1808; C97, § 2752, 2754; S13, § 2752, 2754; C24, § 4198, 4212; C27, § 4198, 4211-b3, -b5; C31, 35, § 4216-c23; C39, § 4216.23; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 277.23]
Referred to in § 275.25
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