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115A.34 APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY BOARD MEMBERS.

Within 45 days of the submission of a request determined by the board to satisfy the requirements for review under sections 115A.32 to 115A.39, temporary members shall be added to the board for the purpose of the supplementary review. Three members shall be selected by the governing body of the city or town in which the chair of the board determines the facility would be principally located, and three members shall be selected by the governing body of the county in which the chair of the board determines the proposed facility would be principally located. If the proposed facility is located in unorganized territory, all six members shall be selected by the governing board of the county. Temporary members shall be residents of the county in which the proposed facility would be located and shall be selected to represent broadly the local interests that would be directly affected by the proposed facility. At least one member appointed by the city or town shall live within one mile of the proposed facility, and at least one member appointed by the county shall be a resident of a city or town in which the proposed facility would be located. If the appointing authority fails to appoint temporary members in the period allowed, the governor shall appoint the temporary members to represent the local interests in accordance with this section. Temporary members shall serve for terms lasting until the board has taken final action on the facility.