§5-22A-4. Design-Build Board and members; appointments; expense reimbursement; meetings

Published: 2015

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WVC 5 - 22 A- 4

§5-22A-4. Design-Build Board and members; appointments; expense

reimbursement; meetings.

(a) The Design-Build Board is continued within the Department

of Administration and is composed of the following nine members who

are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the

Senate: Two contractors licensed in the State of West Virginia;

one architect licensed in the State of West Virginia; one

professional engineer licensed in the State of West Virginia; the

Secretary of the Department of Administration, ex officio; one

representative from labor; and three other members of the public at

large. Members of the Board are not entitled to compensation for

services performed as members, but may be reimbursed for actual and

necessary expenses incurred for each day in which he or she is

engaged in the discharge of official business, in accordance with

rules promulgated pursuant to section eleven, article three,

chapter twelve of this code and travel management policies adopted

by the Department of Administration. Each member of the Board

shall take and subscribe to the oath or affirmation required

pursuant to section five, article IV of the Constitution of West


(b) Terms of office are for three years, which are staggered

in accordance with the initial appointments under prior enactment

of this section, each term ending on the same day of the same month

of the year as did the term which it succeeds. Each member holds

office from the date of his or her appointment or until his or her successor qualifies for office. When a vacancy occurs as a result

of death, resignation or removal in the membership of the Board,

the Governor shall fill the vacancy by an appointment within thirty

days of the vacancy for the unexpired portion of the term in the

same manner as original appointments.

(c) The Board shall elect a chairperson and other necessary

officers. The Board shall adopt rules for its procedures. Five

members of the Board is a quorum. A majority of the total

membership is necessary to act at all times. Meetings of the Board

shall be held upon the call of the Secretary of the Department of

Administration, the call of the chairperson or the call of any two

members of the Board: Provided, That the Board shall meet at least

four times each calendar year and all meetings of the Board must be

held in accordance with the open governmental proceedings act as

set out in article nine-a, chapter six of this code.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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