Each member of the board of trustees of a community college district, before entering upon his official duties, shall take and subscribe to an oath that he will honestly, faithfully, and impartially perform the duties of his office. The board shall meet upon call by the trustee first appointed. Members of such board shall proceed immediately to elect from among themselves a chairman of the board and such other officers as they deem necessary. The board shall elect a secretary and a treasurer of the community college district, to serve at its pleasure, who are not members of the board. The secretary and treasurer may, but need not be, the same person. The treasurer of the community college district shall be its fiscal officer and shall receive, and at the direction of the board of trustees, disburse all funds of the district. Upon his ceasing to hold such office, he, or his legal representatives, shall deliver to the board of trustees or to his successor, all moneys, books, papers, and other property of the district in his possession as treasurer. In case of the death or incapacity of the treasurer, his legal representatives shall, in like manner, deliver all moneys, books, papers, and other property of the district to the board of trustees or to the person named as his successor. The board shall adopt a seal, and shall keep records of all its proceedings, which records shall be open for public inspection. A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum, and the board may act on any matter by majority vote of its whole membership. The board may designate in its rules and regulations matters of an administrative nature which may be acted upon by a vote of a majority of those present when a quorum is in session. The trustees shall serve without compensation, but may be paid for their necessary expenses when engaged in the business of the board. The board of trustees of a community college district may adopt rules and regulations governing its own proceedings, and shall designate the permanent principal place of business of the district.
Effective Date: 09-30-1963 .