HOUSE BILL 337
AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE HAYWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Board of Trustees, appointment. From and after the first regular meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners following the date of ratification of this act, the Board of Trustees of the Haywood County Hospital shall consist of eight persons appointed by the Haywood County Board of Commissioners. The three persons appointed on the last Saturday in December 1978 for terms to expire on the last Saturday in December 1982 and the person appointed on February 2, 1981, for a term to expire on the last Saturday of December 1984 shall serve the remainder of the terms for which they were appointed. The four other members of the Board of Trustees shall be appointed by the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at its first regular meeting following the date of ratification of this act; one person shall be appointed for a term to expire on the last Saturday in December 1982, and three persons shall be appointed for terms to expire on the last Saturday in December 1984. Of the eight members of the Board of Trustees, one shall be actively engaged in the licensed practice of medicine in Haywood County and none shall be an employee of the Haywood County Hospital. Four members of the Board of Trustees shall be residents of the Tuscola High School District and four shall be residents of the Pisgah High School District.
Sec. 2. Term of office. Upon expiration of the above terms of office, all successors shall be appointed for four-year terms to expire on the last Saturday of the fourth year and shall meet the qualifications required in Section 1. Each trustee shall serve until his or her successor is appointed and qualified. No trustee may serve more than two consecutive four-year terms.
Sec. 3. Vacancies. All vacancies on the Board of Trustees shall be filled by the Haywood County Board of Commissioners. The appointment shall be for the unexpired term of the trustee creating the vacancy, and shall not prevent a trustee from reappointment to a successive term. A trustee may be reappointed for one additional four-year term following consecutively the expiration of the term to which he was originally appointed. Following a minimum of one year of nonservice, an individual may again be appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Haywood County Hospital.
Sec. 4. Meetings; compensation. The Board of Trustees of the Haywood County Hospital shall, at its first meeting in each year, elect a chairman, vice-chairman, and a secretary.
The Board of Trustees shall hold a regular meeting once each month at an announced time and place, and may hold as many additional meetings as it deems necessary.
The chairman of the Board of Trustees shall receive s compensation the sum of thirty dollars ($30.00) per meeting, and the members of the Board of Trustees shall receive twenty dollars ($20.00) per meeting. The chairman and members shall not be compensated for more than one full meeting per month. The chairman and members shall receive as compensation for no more than one committee meeting attended per month, the sum of fifteen dollars ($15.00) per meeting.
Sec. 5. Voting. Each person on the Board of Trustees, with the exception of the chairman, shall have one vote. The chairman shall vote only in the case of a tie vote.
Sec. 6. Chapter 189, Session Laws 1975, and all other laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this act, are repealed.
Sec. 7. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 13th day of March, 1981.