Sec. 9. (a) Except as provided in section 4.3(g) of this chapter, the board shall elect, at its first regular meeting to be conducted on the first July 1 or January 1 after appointment of the board members, and annually thereafter, one (1) of its members president, and another of its members vice president, who performs the duties of the president during the absence of or disability of the president. The board shall keep a suitable office at the airport where its maps, plans, documents, records, and accounts shall be kept, subject to public inspection at all reasonable times.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 8-22-3-9

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5

(b) The board shall provide by rule for regular meetings to be held not less than at monthly intervals throughout the year.

(c) The board shall convene in a special meeting when one is called. The president or a majority of the members of the board may call a special meeting. The board shall establish by rule a procedure for calling special meetings.

(d) Regular or special meetings shall be held at the office of the board or at another public place in any county where the board owns or operates an airport. The board may adjourn any regular or special meeting to a specific day designated at the time of adjournment, and that meeting is a continuation of the meeting so adjourned. This subsection does not apply to an authority that was established under IC 19-6-3 (before its repeal on April 1, 1980).

(e) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for a meeting. The board may act officially by an affirmative vote of a majority of those present at the meeting at which the action is taken.

(f) The board shall keep a written record of its proceedings, which shall be available for public inspection in the office of the board. The board shall record the aye and nay tally of the vote for each ordinance or resolution.

(g) The board shall adopt a system of rules of procedure under which its meetings are to be held. The board may suspend the rules of procedure by unanimous vote of the members of the board who are present at the meeting. The board may not suspend the rules of procedure beyond the duration of the meeting at which the suspension of rules occurs.

(h) The board may supervise its internal affairs as do local legislative and administrative bodies.

[Pre-Local Government Recodification Citations: 19-6-2-10; 19-6-3-10; 19-6-3.5-11.]

As added by Acts 1980, P.L.8, SEC.73. Amended by P.L.3-1990, SEC.39; P.L.107-1993, SEC.1; P.L.137-2000, SEC.2; P.L.230-2013, SEC.5.