Title 2, Chapter 6, Section 22
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Commission" or "State Soil and Water Conservation Commission" means the agency created in Code Section 2-6-23.
(2) "District" or "soil and water conservation district" means an
agency of this state organized in accordance with this article for
the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set
forth in this article.
(3) "Due notice" means notice published at least twice, with an
interval of at least seven days between the two publication dates,
in a newspaper or other publication of general circulation within
the appropriate area or, if no such publication of general
circulation is available, notice given by posting at a reasonable
number of conspicuous places within the appropriate area,
including, where possible, public places where it is customary to
post notices concerning county or municipal affairs generally. At
any hearing held pursuant to such notice, at the time and place
designated in such notice, adjournment may be made from time to
time without the necessity of renewing such notice for such
(4) "Land occupier" or "occupier of land" means any person, firm,
or corporation, other than the owner, who is in possession of any
lands lying within a soil and water conservation district, whether
as lessee, renter, tenant, or otherwise.
(5) "Landowner" or "owner of land" means any person, firm, or
corporation who holds legal or equitable title to any lands lying
within a soil and water conservation district.
(6) "Qualified elector" means any person qualified to vote in
elections by the people under the Constitution of this state.
(7) "Supervisor" means one of the members of the governing body of
a soil and water conservation district, elected or appointed in
accordance with this article.