(a) Board meetings shall be held at such times and places as the chairman or the board directs.

(b) The chairman shall call a meeting whenever required to do so in writing by any 2 members.

(c) At any meeting 4 members shall form a quorum.

(d) The chairman shall preside at every meeting at which he is present.

(e) If the chairman is for any reason absent from a meeting:

(1) The deputy chairman shall preside at that meeting if he is present; and

(2) If the deputy chairman is not present, the members shall appoint one of their members to preside at that meeting.

(f) In the absence from a meeting of any member of the board specified in paragraphs (1), (2), (3) or (4) of 27.0703(b), that member may appoint any other senior official of his respective government agency to be his representative at that meeting and a representative so appointed shall while he attends the meeting be deemed for all purposes to be a member of the board, except that he shall not preside at the meeting.

(g) At every meeting, the chairman or other person presiding shall participate fully in deliberations, and in the case of an equality of votes, he shall cast the deciding vote.

(h) Every question arising at a meeting shall be decided by a majority of the votes recorded on the question.

History: Rule 3-82, eff 12 May 82, § 6.