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Chapter 205

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  205.031.  Trustees, qualifications — appointment, election, terms — certain fourth class city, officers to be elected for four years (Raytown). — 1.  The county governing body shall appoint five trustees chosen from the citizens at large with reference to their fitness for such office, all voters of the county, not more than three of the trustees to be residents of the city, town or village in which the county health center is to be located, who shall constitute a board of trustees for the county health center.

  2.  The trustees shall hold their offices until the next following municipal election, when five health center trustees shall be elected who shall hold their offices, three for two years and two for four years.  The county governing body shall by order of record specify the terms of the trustees.

  3.  At each subsequent municipal election the offices of the trustees whose terms of office are about to expire shall be filled by the election of health center trustees who each shall serve for a term of four years and notwithstanding any other law of this state to the contrary all elective officers in each city of the fourth class with a population of at least thirty thousand but no more than thirty-three thousand, and which is located within a county of the first class having a charter form of government and containing the greater part of a city with a population of four hundred fifty thousand or more inhabitants, beginning with the first election after January 1, 1987, shall be elected every four years.

  4.  Any vacancy in the board of trustees occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be reported to the county governing body and be filled in like manner as original appointments, the appointee to hold office until the next following municipal election, when such vacancy shall be filled by election of a trustee to serve during the remainder of the term of his predecessor.

  5.  No trustee shall have a personal pecuniary interest, either directly or indirectly, in the purchase of any supplies for the health center, unless the same are purchased by competitive bidding.

  6.  The filing and withdrawal of candidates shall be governed by the provisions of chapter 115, except that if the number of candidates is no greater than the number of directors to be elected, no election shall be held, and the candidates shall assume the responsibilities of their offices at the same time and in the same manner as if they had been elected.


(L. 1951 p. 779 § 205.030, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971, A.L. 1984 H.B. 1120, A.L. 1986 S.B. 553 & 775 merged with H.B. 1471, et al.)

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