The board of commissioners establishes a civilian county drainage board for Porter County, Indiana, in accordance with the following sections.
The board established in this chapter shall act in and be known by the name of the Porter County drainage board. (Ord. 84-31 (part), § 1 )
The Porter County drainage board shall consist of five voting members and the Porter County surveyor who shall serve on the board as an ex-officio non-voting member.
A. The five voting members of the Porter County drainage board shall consist of the following:
1. One board member shall be a member of the board of commissioners. Said member shall be appointed to the Porter County drainage board by a majority vote of the board of commissioners.
2. The remaining four members shall consist of resident free-holders of Porter County who are knowledgeable in drainage matters. Said board members shall be appointed by the board of commissioners. The board of commissioners shall provide geographical balance to the board by appointing one resident free-holder from each county commissioner district to the board and by appointing one resident free-holder on an at-large basis.
B. The term of those persons appointed to the Porter County drainage board shall be for three years with the initial appointments made so as to provide for the staggering of terms on an annual basis. (Ord. 84-31 §§ 2--4 )