Texas Education Code § 45.153 Board Of Directors

Sec. 45.153. BOARD OF DIRECTORS. (a) An authority is governed by a board of directors consisting of seven members. The members of the board serve terms ending May 1. A member's term may not exceed two years. The board of trustees of each district shall each appoint three directors, and the appointees shall by majority vote appoint a seventh director.

(b) The board of directors shall elect from among the directors a president and vice president. The board shall elect a secretary and a treasurer who may or may not be directors and may elect other officers as authorized by the authority's bylaws. The offices of secretary and treasurer may be combined. The president has the same right to vote on all matters as other members of the board.

(c) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum, and when a quorum is present, action may be taken by a majority vote of directors present.

(d) The board may employ a manager and other employees, experts, and agents or may delegate to the manager the power to employ and discharge employees. The board may employ legal counsel.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, Sec. 1, eff. May 30, 1995.

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