405:10-3-4. System boards (a) Appointment of system board. Upon notification by the Department that establishment of a public library system has been approved, the county, city, and town governing bodies concerned shall appoint members to the Board of Trustees of the system in accordance with 65 O.S., §4-103, and shall certify said appointments to the Department on the prescribed form, Appendix D and Appendix E of this Chapter.
(b) Initial terms of office. The initial term of any member of the system board appointed by the governing body of a town with a population of at least one thousand (1,000) a distance of at least thirty miles from the next nearest town having a board member shall be three years [65 O.S., §4-103]. Members of the system board shall cast lots to determine initial terms of other members of the system board. So far as is possible, initial one, two, and three year terms shall be divided evenly among the counties in the district.
(c) Organization of system board.
(1) Within 45 days following approval of the establishment of the system, the appointed members of the system Board of Trustees shall hold an organizational meeting for the purpose of electing officers from the appointed members in accordance with 65 O.S., §4-104.
(2) A certified copy of the minutes of the organizational meeting of the system board setting forth the names of the duly elected officers shall be filed with the Department of Libraries.
[Source: Amended at 16 Ok Reg 3040, eff 7-12-99]