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Memorial Districts Principle Enabling Act

Military and Veterans Code §1170 et seq.

Powers and Functions: Operate and maintain memorial halls, meeting places, etc. for veterans.

Formation: Any incorporated territory of the county together with any contiguous unincorporated territory thereof; or may be formed entirely of contiguous incorporated territory; or entirely of contiguous unincorporated territory.

5 Directors,* elected by resident voters to 4 year terms.

*Military and Veterans Code §1170: “A majority of the seats on the board shall be designated for veterans, as defined in Section 940. Any board seat that is so designated, but is not currently filled by a qualifying individual,shall be filled by a qualified individual at the next election at which that seat is to be filled”