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WVC 8 - 13 B- 10 §8-13B-10. District board; duties.
(a) The governing body of any municipality that has been authorized by the Legislature to establish a downtown redevelopment district, in accordance with this article, shall provide by ordinance for the appointment of a district board to oversee the operations of the district: Provided, That the governing body may, by ordinance in lieu of appointing a separate district board, designate itself to act as the district board. If a separate district board is to be appointed, it shall be made up of at least seven members, two of which shall be owners, or representatives of owners, of downtown property situated in the district, and the other five shall be residents of the county within which the municipality is located.

(b) The district board, in addition to the duties prescribed by the ordinance creating the improvement district, shall submit an annual report to the governing body and the council containing:

(1) An itemized statement of its receipts and disbursements for the preceding fiscal year;

(2) A description of its activities for the preceding fiscal year;

(3) A recommended program of services to be performed and capital improvements to be made within the district for the coming fiscal year; and

(4) A proposed budget to accomplish its objectives.

(c) Nothing in this article prohibits any member of the district board from also serving on the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation with which the municipality may contract to provide specified services within the district.

(d) Each member of the district board may receive reasonable compensation for services on the board, determined by the governing body of the municipality.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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