BDD - Board Meeting Procedures

Code: BDD
Adopted: 6/08/22

1. Quorum
A quorum will consist of the majority of the Board members.

2. Vote Needed for Exercise of Powers
The affirmative vote of a majority of Board members (4) will be necessary for exercising any of the Board’s powers.

3. Board Member Voting
Each member’s vote on all motions will be recorded in the minutes.

4. Abstaining from Vote
If a Board member chooses to abstain from voting, and the abstention is due to a conflict of interest, the Board member will state the reason for the abstention and such abstention will be recorded.

5. Parliamentary Procedure
Official Board business will be transacted by motion or resolution at duly called regular or special meetings.

Except as otherwise provided by state law and/or Board policy, the rules of parliamentary procedure comprised in Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, “Procedure in Small Boards” as modified by the Board will govern the Board in its deliberation. Modifications will include the following: Motions will all be seconded prior to consideration for discussion by the Board and motions to close or limit debate will be acceptable.

The Board chair will decide all questions relative to points of order, subject to an appeal to the Board.


Legal Reference(s):
ORS 192.650
ORS 244.120(2)
ORS 332.045
ORS 332.055
ORS 332.057
ORS 332.107
38 OR. ATTY. GEN. OP. 1995 (1978)
41 OR. ATTY. GEN. OP. 28 (1980)