9325.1 - Quorum and Voting Procedures

Policy 9325.1

Bylaws of the Board

Quorum and Voting Procedures

1.    The majority of all members of the Board shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

2.    No member can vote on a question in which he/she has a direct personal or pecuniary interest.

3.    Members may vote for themselves for any office or other position.

4.    While it is the duty of every member who has an opinion on a question to express it by vote, he/she cannot be compelled to do so.

5.    A Board member has the right to abstain from voting. The abstention is neither a positive or negative vote. 

6.    The votes of each member of the Board upon any issue before the Board shall be recorded in the minutes of the session at which the vote is taken.

7.    Any Board member shall have the opportunity to explain his/her vote for recording in the minutes.

The Board may not conduct any Board business in the absence of a quorum. 

Adopted: 6/5/12
Revised: 1/7/2020
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