House Study Bill 569 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON WAGNER) A BILL FOR An Act relating to annual meeting requirements for rural water 1 districts. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 5661YC (1) 84 aw/nh
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 357A.8, subsection 1, Code 2011, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 1. For an annual meeting of participating members between 3 January 1 and May 1 of each year following the year of 4 incorporation of the district, and for the mailing of written 5 notice of the time and place of each annual meeting to each 6 participating member and publication of the notice in a 7 newspaper of general circulation in the district not less than 8 ten nor more than thirty days prior to each meeting. 9 EXPLANATION 10 This bill relates to meeting requirements for rural water 11 districts. The bill provides that the bylaws of each rural 12 water district are required to include provisions for an annual 13 meeting of participating members each year following the 14 incorporation of the district. Current law requires that the 15 annual meeting occur between January 1 and May 1 of each year. 16 -1- LSB 5661YC (1) 84 aw/nh 1/ 1