A majority of the Board shall constitute a
quorum. A smaller number may meet and
adjourn from time to time and compel the presence of absent members.
A quorum will consist of the majority of the Board members
Voting Voting shall be by voice or hand and the vote
of each member shall be recorded in the minutes. The presiding officer shall be a voting
member on all motions brought before the Board.
A vote of four or more is required to pass a motion.
Vote Needed for Exercise
The affirmative vote of a majority of Board members will be necessary for exercising any of the Board’s powers.
Abstaining from Vote
If a Board member chooses to abstain from voting, such abstention will be recorded.
Parliamentary Order "Robert's Rules of Order - Newly
Revised, Procedure for Small Boards" is the parliamentary procedure
applicable at all meetings. The Board
chairperson may be a participating member in all discussions, may initiate or
second motions for Board consideration and vote on all questions.
Official Board business will be transacted by motion or resolution at duly called regular or special meetings.
Except as other wise provided by state law and/or Board policy, the rules of parliamentary procedure comprised in Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, “Procedure in Small Boards” as modified by the Board will govern the Board in its deliberation. Modifications will include the following: Motions will all be seconded prior to consideration for discussion by the Board and motions to close or limit debate will be acceptable.
The chair will decide all questions relative to points of order, subject to an appeal to the Board.