Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 52
The Quonochontaug East Beach Water District

R.I. Gen. Laws 45-52-6



 45-52-6.  Election of district officers.


(a) The voters in the district shall at the annual meeting choose and elect a moderator, a district clerk, a district treasurer, an assessor of taxes, and a collector of taxes; and at the first annual meeting after the effective date of this act shall elect a finance committee of three (3) members, one member to serve for three (3) years, one to serve for two (2) years, and one to serve for one year, and a public works committee of three (3) members, one member to serve for three (3) years, one member to serve for two (2) years, and one member to serve for one year; and shall elect annually thereafter one member of the finance committee to serve for three (3) years and one member of the public works committee to serve for three (3) years. All of the previously elected officers shall hold their offices until the expiration of their terms, and until their successors have been elected and qualified. The voters may authorize the employment of assistants to any of the district officers, committees, commissions, and boards, as may be necessary in the conduct of the affairs of the district.

(b) In case of the death, resignation, or removal of any collector of taxes, the collector elected or appointed to complete the collection, has the same power to collect taxes as the collector first elected or appointed.

(c) Whenever a vacancy occurs in any office by death, removal out of the district, resignation, or by neglect or refusal to qualify, or for any other cause, a meeting of the council of the district may be called by any member then in office, and at the meeting a qualified voter shall be appointed to fill the vacancy and exercise all the powers of the office until the next annual district meeting.

History of Section.
P.L. 1990, ch. 499, 1.