BCB BOARD OFFICERS
Duties of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman
The chairman of the Board shall preside at all Board meetings at which he/she is present and shall co-sign with either the clerk or the treasurer all warrants and checks drawn on the school district treasury. The Board Chairman shall comply with policy 1.6 of Leadership Governance Policies and Board Expectations.
The chairman shall have full voice and vote on all motions put before the Board.
In the absence of the chairman, the vice-chairman shall preside at the meeting. If neither chairman nor vice-chairman is present, the Board members who are present shall elect a temporary chairman for purposes of the meeting.
Duties of the Clerk
The clerk is secretary to the Board, with legal responsibilities to:
- Prepare and deliver all papers and reports required by law;
- Record all proceedings of the Board in books to be kept for that purpose;
- File all papers pertaining to district business;
- Co-sign with the chairman, all warrants and checks unless the treasurer's signature is affixed;
- Cause a certificate to be endorsed on every bond or evidence of debt issued by the district, certifying that the debt is within the legal limit of the district;
- File with the county clerk an annual report no later than 20 working days after the close of each fiscal year and submit a copy to the state superintendent of public instruction.
- Call a special meeting of the Board upon the request of the chairman or any two members of the Board.
- Record minutes in executive sessions. Except for those parts of minutes of an executive session reflecting a members' objection to the executive session as being in violation of this act, minutes and proceedings of executive sessions shall be confidential and produced only in response to a valid court order [W.S. §16-4-405(b)].
Duties of the Treasurer
The treasurer is the custodian of school district funds. He/she is charged by law to:
- Take custody of all district money and pay it out on order of the clerk, countersigned by the chairman;
- Cause an account to be kept of the receipts and expenditures of the district;
- Co-sign, with the chairman, all warrants unless clerk's signature is affixed;
- Render a financial statement at any time required by the Board and cause a detailed report showing the sources of revenue and the purposes for which moneys were expended to be published at the close of each fiscal year in some newspaper of general circulation within the school district.
Wyoming Statute 21.1-26 (c); 21.1-29 through 21.1-35; 21.3.113-15 and 21.3.117&118 Wyoming Education Policies References Manual, code BCBPolicy Cross References:
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