Section 2-6-1

Creation; composition; duties; compensation; rules and regulations.

There is hereby created and established an Agricultural Center Board, to consist of the Director of Finance, Governor, Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, Chair of the Montgomery County Commission, President of the Montgomery City Council, Mayor of Montgomery, and four members who shall be qualified electors of the State of Alabama and who shall be appointed by the Governor to hold office concurrently with the Governor and until their successors are appointed and qualified. Board members appointed after June 9, 2011, shall be inclusive and reflect the racial, gender, urban/rural, and economic diversity of the state. The board shall be charged with the management, development, operation, promotion, improvement, and control of any structure, facility or coliseum constructed by the Alabama Building Commission as an agricultural center for the purpose of housing livestock shows, agricultural and industrial displays and other exhibits. Vacancies on the board shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments are made. One member of the board shall be designated by the Governor to act as chairman. Members of the board, except any elected official or state official, shall receive twenty-five dollars ($25) per day, and their expenses for attending meetings of the board and affairs of the board shall be paid as provided in Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 36; provided, that no member shall receive annually in excess of an aggregate of one thousand two hundred dollars ($1,200). The board shall have the right to adopt such rules and regulations as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the effect and purposes of this chapter.

(Acts 1945, No. 282, p. 447, §1; Act 2011-575, p. 1231, §3.)