6105.09 Organization of board - meetings.

Within sixty days after the appointment of the full membership of a board of directors of a watershed district, the board shall meet and organize by selecting from among its members a chairman and a vice-chairman, who shall hold their respective offices until the next annual meeting of the board as provided in its bylaws. At each annual meeting thereafter the board shall elect from its membership a chairman and a vice-chairman who shall serve for a term of one year.

The board shall appoint and fix the compensation of a secretary-treasurer, who shall not be a member of the board and who shall serve at the pleasure of the board.

The board shall hold at least one regular meeting in each quarter of each calendar year and shall keep a record of its proceedings which shall be open to the public for inspection. Special meetings of the board may be called by the chairman and shall be called by him upon receipt of a written request therefor signed by two or more members of the board.

Written notice of the time and place of each meeting of the board shall be sent to each member of the board by the secretary of the board.

A majority of the full membership of the board shall constitute a quorum and no official business of the board may be conducted unless a quorum is present.

The board may employ, fix the compensation, and prescribe the duties of a chief engineer, and such other engineers, consultants, attorneys, employees, and assistants and may make such expenditures as it may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 6105.01 to 6105.21 , inclusive, of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 6105.09

History. Effective Date: 09-24-1963