Return to Sections 20-29 Table of Content Return to Main Menu 22-010 2/24/82, BOT 11-17-2009, 07-31-16 ARTICLE 6 - VOTING VOTING METHOD AT MEETINGS (POLICY) Action by Majority Vote. Except as otherwise expressly required by law or these by-laws, the act of a majority of the trustees present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the Board of trustees. The Board President has full voting rights in all Board matters. Voting and Hiring on Personnel Selections that Involves an Immediate Family Member of a Board Member. If an Immediate Family Member as definded in OLCís Nepotism Policy of a Trustee member applies for a college position, the Trustee member must remove himself from the deliberation and selection of an Immediate Family member applying for a college position. The voting on the selection maybe by secret ballot. Voting Proxy Voting Not Allowed. The Board of Trustees will not allow proxy voting, and no one other than Board members will be allowed to vote on issues before the Board meeting. However, as stipulated in the charter, the tribal Chairman may send his representative who will have full voting rights. (Paragraph 10) Action by Consent. Unless restricted by the Charter of Incorporation, any action required or permitted to be taken by the Board of Trustees or any committee thereof may be taken without meeting if all members of the Board of Trustees or said committee, as the case may be, consent thereto in writing , and the writing or writings are filed with the minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Trustees or such committee, as the case may be. (Paragraph 15) REFERENCE: OLC By-Laws, Article II as cited above It is the intention of the Board to strive for consensus on all issues. ARTICLE 7 - ROBERTíS RULES Robertís Rules of Order shall be followed at all meetings of the Board. ARTICLE 8 - OPENNESS All meetings of the Board shall be open to the public except that the public or any person may be excluded from a meeting for unduly interfering with the orderly conduct of business, or except during meetings at which personnel issues are being discussed and the Board determines shall be closed or when the Board determines it should meet in Executive Session. ARTICLE 9 - EXECUTIVE SESSION It is the intention of the Board to hold open meetings and not go into Executive Session unless it is discussing sensitive issues, which could be harmful to someoneís reputation. No action can be taken in Executive Session.
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