Each member of the board of trustees of a technical 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 by the governor. The trustee who calls the meetings shall serve as temporary chairman. Members of the board shall proceed immediately to elect from among them a chairman of the board and such other officers as they deem necessary. The board shall elect a secretary of the technical college district, to serve at its pleasure. 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 technical 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: 02-17-1972 .