Cut Bank School District

  THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES             

Annual Organization Meeting

After issuance of election certificates to newly elected trustees, but no later than 15 days after the election, the Board shall elect from among its members a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson to serve until the next annual organizational meeting. If a Board member is unable to continue to serve as an officer, a replacement shall be elected at the earliest opportunity to serve the remainder of the term. In the absence of both the Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson, the Board shall elect a Chairperson pro tempore, who shall perform the functions of the Chairperson during the latter’s absence. The Clerk shall act as Board secretary.

The normal order of business shall be modified for the annual organizational meeting by considering the following matters after the approval of the minutes of the previous meeting:

1. Welcome and introduction of newly elected Board members by the current Chairperson

2. Swearing in of newly elected trustees

3. Call for nominations for Chairperson to serve during the ensuing year

4. Election of a Chairperson

5. Assumption of office by the new Chairperson

6. Call for nominations for Vice Chairperson to serve during the ensuing year

7. Election of a Vice Chairperson

8. Appointment of a Clerk


Legal References: § 20-3-321, MCA Organization and officers
§ 20-3-322(a), MCA Meetings and quorum
§ 1-5-416(1)(b), MCA Powers and duties of Notary Public

Policy History:
Adopted on: April 8, 2014
Reviewed on: March 11, 2014
Revised on: