§ 7.07. Advisory council; powers. 1. The advisory council heretofore
appointed by the commissioner of education is hereby continued
consisting of seven members who need not be residents of the state, and
each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of such commissioner. The term
of office of members of such council shall be for two years. The
chairperson heretofore designated by the members shall continue in
office and shall have the responsibility of enforcing all such
regulations pertaining to such council as will be promulgated by such
2. In the event that a vacancy occurs on the advisory council either
because of incapacity, death or disability or expiration of a term, such
vacancy shall be filled by appointment of the commissioner of education
for the balance of the unexpired term.
3. The advisory council shall visit and inspect all facilities
maintained and operated by the department of education, and have such
other powers and duties as may be required or authorized by the
commissioner of education.
4. Meetings of the advisory council shall be bi-monthly, or more often
as the commissioner of education may direct.
5. The members of the advisory council shall serve without pay but
shall be paid their actual expenses necessarily incurred in the
discharge of their official duties. No member of the council shall have
any pecuniary interest in any contract pertaining to the operation and
administration of the summer school of the arts or of any of its