Terms of office of trustees--Election of first board.
The hospital district trustees
elected for the first board shall serve for terms commencing upon their being elected and qualified
and all trustees shall serve until their respective successors be elected and qualified. The term of
office shall be for four years, except that the terms of the first board shall be so arranged so as to be
overlapping, with three members serving until the next regular election; and four members until the
second next regular election two years hence. The first board shall be elected at the same election
held upon the creation of the district, subject to the creation thereof, shall qualify upon the
organization of the district, if created, and the trustees may be nominated and have their names upon
the ballots upon the filing with the board or boards of county commissioners of a petition signed by
any five qualified electors of the district.
Source: SL 1959, ch 135, § 10; SDC Supp 1960, § 27.19B10.