Indiana Code 36-9-27-7

§ IC 36-9-27-7. Officers; meetings; quorum; approval of actions

Sec. 7. (a) The board shall organize at a meeting each January, by electing one (1) of its members as chairman and one (1) of its members as vice chairman. At the same time, the board shall elect a secretary, who need not be a member of the board.

(b) The county surveyor may not hold an office on the board.

Terms Used in Indiana Code 36-9-27-7

Board: refers to the drainage board of a county. See Indiana Code 36-9-27-2

quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.

(c) The board shall fix the time and dates for regular meetings, which shall be held in the office of the county surveyor. However, if the surveyor’s office is not adequate, the county executive shall provide an adequate meeting place.

(d) Special meetings of the board may be called by the chairman, any two (2) members, or the county surveyor, by mailing a written notice setting forth the time, date, and place of the meeting to each member not less than five (5) days before the date of the meeting. A member may waive the mailing of notice of a special meeting by filing a written waiver with the secretary or by his presence at the meeting.

(e) Meetings of the board may be adjourned from day to day or to a day certain without written notice being given.

(f) All meetings of the board must be open to the public, and the minutes of the meetings are open to public inspection.

(g) A majority of the voting members of the board constitutes a quorum, and the concurrence of a majority of the voting members present at a meeting is necessary to authorize any action under this chapter.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.101.