HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
40-2107. Board procedures. (1) At its first meeting following the appointment of all members, the board shall elect a chairman and a vice chairman from their number and appoint a secretary and a treasurer who need not be from their number for terms fixed by them. The offices of the secretary and treasurer may be filled by the same person. Certified copies of all appointments under the hand of the chairman and seal of the authority shall be filed with the clerk of each county and with the clerk of each city and with the secretary of each highway district in the region.
(2) A majority of the board members constitutes a quorum for the conduct of business. A majority of board members present at a board meeting at which a quorum has been established may exercise all of the powers of the full board except as otherwise provided in this chapter.
(3) As soon as practicable after organization the board shall designate a day, hour and place at which regular meetings shall be held. Minutes of all meetings must show what business was conducted, what votes were taken and what bills were submitted, considered, allowed or rejected. The secretary shall make a list of all bills presented, showing to whom payable, for what services or materials, the amount claimed and the amount allowed. The list shall be signed by the chairman and attested by the secretary.
(4) All meetings of the board shall be public and all records of the authority shall be open to the inspection of the public during normal business hours. Special meetings of the board may be held upon the call of the board chairman or a majority of the board. The secretary must give each member not joining in the order five (5) days’ notice of any special meeting.
(5) The authority treasurer shall execute and file with the authority secretary an official bond in an amount of money equal to an amount that may come into his hands as treasurer but in no case shall the amount of the bond be less than an amount fixed by the board. The cost of such bond shall be a necessary expense paid by the authority.
[40-2107, added 1994, ch. 327, sec. 1, p. 1055; am. 1996, ch. 353, sec. 5, p. 1180.]