The board of directors of a community action agency shall:
(A) Select, appoint, and may remove the executive director of the agency;
(B) Approve contracts, annual program budgets, and policies of the agency;
(C) Advise the elected officials of any political subdivision located within its service area, and state and federal elected officials who represent its service area, of the nature and extent of poverty within its community, and advise them of any needed changes;
(D) Convene public meetings to provide community members the opportunity to comment on public policies and programs to reduce poverty;
(E) Annually evaluate the policies and programs of the agency according to criteria determined by department of development rule;
(F) Submit the results of the evaluation required by division (E) of this section, along with recommendations for improved administration of the agency, to the office of community services;
(G) Adopt a code of ethics for the board of directors and the employees of the agency;
(H) Adopt written policies describing all of the following:
(2) The salary, benefits, travel expenses, and any other compensation that persons are to receive for serving on the agency's board of directors;
(3) The operating procedures to be used by the board to conduct its meetings, to vote on all official business it considers, and to provide notice of its meetings.
(I) Provide for the posting of notices in a conspicuous place indicating that the code of ethics described in division (G) of this section and the policies described in division (H) of this section are available for public inspection at the agency during normal business hours.
Effective Date: 09-29-1995