Section 45-19-100

Composition; election by districts.

(a) The Coosa County Board of Education shall be composed of five members elected as follows:

One member shall be elected from each of the board of education districts hereinafter described and shall be a qualified elector thereof, and shall reside in the district. Members representing the five districts shall be elected by the qualified electors residing in each of the districts, and no others shall be allowed to vote in such elections.

(b) The aforementioned districts shall be as follows:

(1) DISTRICT 1

Begin at the northeast corner of Section 1, Township 24, Range 20; thence south along county line to southwest corner of Section 36, Township 23, Range 20; thence west along township line to center of Alabama Highway No. 9; thence north along center of Highway No. 9 to its intersection with West boundary of Section 11, Township 24, Range 20; thence north along West boundary of Section 11, and 2, of Township 24 Range 20 to Clay County line; thence East to point of beginning.

That part of DISTRICT 1 lying in Township 24 will constitute VOTING BOX 1 and the voting place will be at Beat 4, Box 1, Goodwater Fire Department, and that part of DISTRICT 1 lying in Township 23 will constitute VOTING BOX 2 and the voting place will be at Beat 3, Kellyton Community Center.

(2) DISTRICT 2

Begin at intersection of center of Alabama Highway No. 9 with north boundary of Coosa County; thence south along center of Alabama Highway No. 9 to its intersection with center of new U. S. Highway 280; thence northwesterly along center of new U. S. Highway 280 to its intersection with center of Socapatoy Creek; thence southwesterly along center of Socapatoy Creek to its intersection with the center of Hatchett Creek; thence northeasterly along center of Hatchett Creek to its intersection with center of new U. S. Highway 280; thence northwesterly along center of new U. S. Highway 280 to its intersection with west boundary of Section 15, Township 24, Range 19; thence north along west boundaries of Sections 15, 10 and 3 of Township 24, Range 19 to its intersection with north boundary of Coosa County; thence east along north boundary of Coosa County to point of beginning.

The VOTING PLACE will be at Beat 4, Box 2, Goodwater.

(3) DISTRICT 3

Begin at the northeast corner of Section 1, Township 22, Range 20, thence south along east boundary of Coosa County to southeast corner of Section 36, Township 21, Range 20; thence west along south boundary of Coosa County to the southwest corner of Section 33, Township 21, Range 19; thence north along west boundaries of Sections 33, 28, 21, 16, 9 and 4 of Township 21, Range 19 and along the west boundaries of Sections 33, 28, 21, 16, 9 and 4 of Township 22, Range 19 and along the west boundaries of Sections 33 and 28 of Township 23, Range 19 to intersection of same with center of Socapatoy Creek; thence northwesterly along center of Socapatoy Creek to center of new U. S. Highway 280; thence southeasterly along center of new U. S. Highway 280 to its intersection with center of Alabama Highway No. 9; thence southerly along center line of Alabama Highway No. 9 to its intersection with township line 22; thence east along township line 22 to point of beginning.

That part of DISTRICT 3 lying south of Township line 21 will constitute VOTING BOX 1 and voting place will be at Beat 1, Box 1, Equality Voting House.

That part of DISTRICT 3 lying north of Township line 21 and lying east of the following line shall constitute VOTING BOX 2.

Begin at the intersection of Range line 19 with center of Socapatoy Creek; thence south along Range line 19 to southwest corner of Section 18, Township 22, Range 20; thence east along south boundaries of Sections 18 and 17, Township 22, Range 20 to intersection of same with center line of Alabama Highway No. 9; thence southerly along center line of Alabama Highway No. 9 to Township line 21.

The voting place will be at Beat 17, Ray Club House.

That part of DISTRICT 3 lying north of Township line 21 and lying west of the following line shall constitute VOTING BOX 3:

Begin at intersection of Range line 19 with center of Socapatoy Creek; thence south along Range line 19 to southwest corner of Section 18, Township 22, Range 20; thence east along south boundaries of Sections 18 and 17 Township 22, Range 20 to intersection of same with center line of Alabama Highway No. 9; thence southerly along center line of Alabama Highway No. 9 to Township line 21.

The voting place will be at Beat 19, Hissop Club House.

(4) DISTRICT 4

Begin at the northeast corner of Section 4, Township 24, Range 19; thence south along east boundaries of Sections 4, 9 and 16 to intersection of same with center of new U. S. Highway 280; thence southeasterly along center line of U. S. Highway 280 to its intersection with center of Hatchett Creek; thence southwesterly along center of Hatchett Creek to its intersection with center of Socapatoy Creek; thence southwesterly up center of Socapatoy Creek to its intersection with west boundary of Section 28, Township 23, Range 19; thence south along west boundaries of Sections 28 and 33 of Township 23, Range 19 and along west boundaries of Sections 4, 9, 16, 21, 28 and 33 of Township 22, Range 19 and along west boundaries of Sections 4, 9, 16, 21, 28 and 33 of Township 21, Range 19 to south boundary of Coosa County; thence west along south boundary of Coosa County to southwest corner of Section 31, Township 21, Range 18; thence north along Range line 17 to its intersection with center of Hatchett Creek; thence northerly along center of Hatchett Creek to its intersection with center of Rockford-Flint Hill road; thence northerly along center of said Flint Hill Road to its intersection, in Section 9, Township 23, Range 18, with dirt road running in an easterly direction and which intersects with U. S. Highway 231; thence easterly along said road to its intersection with center of U. S. Highway 231; thence northerly along center of U. S. Highway 231 to its intersection with Talladega County line; thence easterly along Talladega County line to point of beginning.

That part of DISTRICT 4 lying north of Township line 23 will constitute VOTING BOX 1 and the voting place will be at Beat 12, Box 2, Stewartville Voting House.

That part of DISTRICT 4 lying south of Township line 23 will constitute VOTING BOX 2 and the voting place will be at Beat 7, Rockford Courthouse.

(5) DISTRICT 5

Begin at the intersection of the center line of U. S. Highway 231 with Township line 24; thence west along Township line 24 to the center of Coosa River; thence southerly along the center of Coosa River to its intersection with Township line 20; thence east along Township line 20 to southeast corner of Section 35, Township 21, Range 17; thence north along east boundary of Section 35, Township 21, Range 17 to northeast corner of Section 35, Township 21, Range 17; thence east along south boundary of Section 25, Township 21, Range 17 to southeast corner of Section 25, Township 21, Range 17; thence north along Range line 17 to its intersection with center of Hatchett Creek; thence northerly up Hatchett Creek to its intersection with center of Rockford-Flint Hill Road; thence northerly along center of Flint Hill Road to its intersection, in Section 9, Township 23, Range 18, with dirt road running in an easterly direction and which intersects with U. S. Highway 231; thence easterly along said road to its intersection with center of U. S. Highway 231; thence northerly along center of U. S. Highway 231 to point of beginning.

That part of DISTRICT 5 lying south of the following described line will constitute VOTING BOX 1:

Begin at intersection of south boundary of Section 6, Township 22, Range 16 with the center of Coosa River and run east along section lines to the point where the south boundary of Section 5, Township 22, Range 18 intersects Hatchett Creek.

The voting place will be at Beat 15, Richville Voting House.

That part of DISTRICT 5 which lies east and north of the following line will constitute VOTING BOX 2:

Begin at the northwest corner of Section 5, Township 24, Range 18, thence south to southwest corner of Section 17, Township 24, Range 18; thence east to southeast corner of Section 16, Township 24, Range 18; thence south to southwest corner of Section 34, Township 24, Range 17; thence east along south boundaries of Sections 34 and 35 to intersection of same with dirt road leading to U. S. Highway 231; thence easterly along said dirt road to center of U. S. Highway 231; thence northerly along center of U. S. Highway 231 to its intersection with north boundary of Coosa County; thence west along north boundary of Coosa County to point of beginning.

The voting place will be at Beat 12, Box 1, Stewartville Voting House.

That part of DISTRICT 5 which lies north of the VOTING BOX 1 above and which lies south and east of VOTING BOX 2 above and which lies south and east of the following line will constitute VOTING BOX 3:

Begin at the northeast corner of Section 4, Township 24, Range 17; thence south along the east boundaries of Sections 4, 9 and 16, Township 24, Range 17 until the same intersects center of Paint Creek; thence southwesterly along Paint Creek to center of Coosa River.

The Voting Place will be at Weogufka Voting House.

That part of DISTRICT 5 which lies north and west of line described in VOTING BOX 3 will constitute VOTING BOX 4 and the voting place will be at Beat 13, Marble Valley Club House.

(c) The members from Districts 2 and 5 shall be elected at the general election in 1986 and every six years thereafter. The members from Districts 1, 3, and 4 shall be elected at the general election in November, 1990, and every six years thereafter.

(d) Members of the county board of education who are presently serving shall remain in office until their successors are elected and qualified as provided in subsection (c).

(Act 86-300, p. 431, §§1-4.)