PALOUSE BASIN AQUIFER COMMITTEE
The name of this association
shall be Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee (PBAC)
PBAC shall consist of up to two
members from each PARTY as defined and detailed in the Palouse Basin Aquifer
Committee Interagency Agreement (Agreement).
Each member shall be appointed
by and serve at the pleasure of the respective PARTY.
Members may appoint an
alternate to serve on their behalf.
Voting members are defined as
members whose dues are current.
One member shall serve as
Chairperson; one member shall serve as Vice Chairperson. An Executive
Secretary may be selected and appointed by a majority of voting members at a
Each member shall have one (1)
vote. Members, or their designated alternate, must be in attendance to vote. A
simple majority vote, except as specifically provided elsewhere in these
Bylaws and the Agreement, is required for a motion to pass. In the event of a
tie vote, the motion shall fail.
The term of officers shall be
from July 1 through June 30.
A quorum necessary to elect
officers or transact business, except as specifically provided elsewhere in
these Bylaws and the Agreement, shall be constituted when a majority of all
PARTIES is represented by at least one voting member at a meeting.
PBAC shall hold one regular
meeting per month on a day approved by majority vote of a quorum. Special
meetings may be called when determined necessary by the Chairperson. A special
meeting requires that a specific agenda be prepared and properly noticed.
Meetings may be cancelled when determined appropriate by the Chairperson.
The regular June meeting of
each year is hereby designated as the meeting for the election of officers in
addition to any other business.
The budget year for PBAC shall
be from July 1 through June 30.
All meetings shall be conducted
in accordance with the current edition of Robertís Rules of Order, including
keeping minutes of all meetings.
All meetings of PBAC shall be
open to the public in accordance with the provisions of the Washington Open
Meetings Act (Chapter 42.30 RCW) and Section 67-2341 Idaho Code as those
provisions now exist or may be hereafter amended.
Special committees may be
created from time to time as the need arises to carry out a specified task.
The creation and purpose of a special committee shall be established by a
majority vote of all voting members. A special committee may similarly be
disbanded by a majority vote of all voting members.
Contracts, agreements and other
documents approved by PBAC as detailed herein shall be executed by the
Chairperson on behalf of PBAC. In the Chairpersonís absence, PBAC may
authorize the Vice Chairperson or the Executive Secretary to execute such
contracts, agreements of other documents.
These Bylaws may be amended or
repealed, in whole or in part, by a majority vote of all voting members, and
not merely a majority of a quorum as defined herein.
*PBAC Bylaws revised 4/25/05