Section 41-9-933Meetings; personnel; powers.
(a) The board shall meet at least annually as prescribed in its rules and bylaws. Members of the board shall not be compensated for their services. The board shall fill vacancies as they occur in the manner prescribed in Section 41-9-932. A board member shall serve until his or her successor is appointed.
(b) The board may hire personnel necessary or advisable to carry out the purposes and provisions of this article through its Agriplex facilities. Personnel shall be subject to the state Merit System Act.
(c) The board shall constitute a public body corporate and shall have, in addition to those powers set forth specifically in this article, all powers necessary or convenient to effect the purposes for which it has been established under and by the terms of this article, together with all powers incidental or necessary to discharge its powers and duties.
(Act 2000-747, p. 1668, §§4, 5, 6.)