§3905. Community services agencies; administration

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/03/059/03905
Published: 2015

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3905. Community services agencies; administration

(a) Each

community services agency shall administer its programs as set out in the

community services plan and as approved by its board of directors.

(b) Each board

of a nonprofit community based organization that is designated a community

services agency under § 3903 of this chapter shall have an executive committee

of not more than seven members who shall be representative of the composition

of the board and the board shall be so constituted that:

(1) one-third of

the members of the board are elected public officials currently holding office,

or their designees, except that if the number of elected officials reasonably

available and willing to serve is less than one-third of the membership of the

board, membership on the board of appointive public officials may be counted in

meeting such one-third requirement;

(2) one-third of

the members of the board are persons chosen in accordance with election

procedures adequate to assure that they are representative of the poor in the

area served; and

(3) the

remainder of the members of the board are officials or members of business,

industry, labor, religious, welfare, education or other major groups and

interests in the community.

(c) Each member

of the board selected to represent a specific geographic area within a

community shall reside in the area he or she represents. No person selected

under subdivisions (2) or (3) of subsection (b) as a member of a board shall

serve on such board for more than five consecutive years, or more than a total

of ten years. (Added 1981, No. 173 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 20, 1982.)