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Bylaws

ARTICLE VI

Meetings of Staff Council

Section 1 - Scheduled Meetings

  1. All meetings, whether regular or special, can only be conducted if the Chair or Vice Chair is presiding.
  2. All meetings, whether regular or special, should be held during normal working hours Monday through Friday, to avoid undue hardship on the members.
  3. Monthly meetings should be held with exact dates to be determined by Staff Council Chair.
  4. The date, time and location of meetings shall be announced and entered into the minutes at each meeting.

Section 2 - Special Meetings

  1. Special meetings of Staff Council may be called by the Chair or Acting-Chair.
  2. Any Council member may request a special meeting be held to present a specific point of order.
  3. At least five working days' notice should be given to all members prior to a called special meeting.
  4. The specific purpose of the special meeting must be stated in the notification.

Section 3 - Quorum

  1. A quorum consists of at least the Chair or Vice Chair and a minimum of 50% plus one of the members.
  2. A quorum is required for a Staff Council meeting to be official.

Section 4 - Voting

  1. A quorum is required for a Staff Council vote to be taken.
  2. Only members have the right to vote.
  3. No proxy votes are permitted.
  4. Except as otherwise specified by these Bylaws, all votes shall be decided by a majority and show of hands with "yea" or "nay".