§7-9-2. Board of directors.
The direction, management and control of any such joint
workhouse, and the maintenance and care of the convicts therein,
shall be vested in a board of five directors, who shall be called
"the board of joint city and county workhouse directors," and such
directors shall be freehold electors of such county, and shall
serve without compensation, and not more than three members of the
board of joint city and county workhouse directors shall be of the
same political party faith.