The school committee of each city or town shall choose a chairperson and clerk, either of whom may sign any orders or official papers, and may be removed at the pleasure of the committee. The clerk, under the direction of the committee, shall keep a journal of the proceedings of the committee.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 60, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 67, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 70, § 1; P.L. 1927, ch. 982, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 178, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 16-2-6.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 16-2-6

  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9.