SPECIAL MEETING/BOARD WORKSHOP

 

4.

CLARIFY AUTHORITY OF CHAIRPERSON, OFFICERS AND BOARD COMMITTEES

 

Meeting Date:

May 3, 2005

Budgeted:

N/A

 

From:

David A. Berger,

Program/

N/A

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

 

Prepared By:

Same

Cost Estimate:

N/A

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation: N/A

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY:The purpose of this item is for the Board to identify issues for discussion at a suggested Board workshop on the roles and responsibilities of the Chair, officers and Board committees.The Board will consider setting a date for a workshop on this subject.

 

RECOMMENDATION:This is a Board policy matter, and there is no staff recommendation on this item.

 

BACKGROUND:Chairman Foy requested that this item be placed on this May 3 special meeting agenda, to follow the 2005-06 budget workshop.At the April 26, 2005 Chair/Vice Chair meeting, Vice Chair Markey and Director Knight (who was filling in for Chair Foy) reviewed this matter, and recommended that at this meeting the Board identify the policy and process issues that need to be addressed related to the authority of the Chair, officers and Board committees.They also suggested that the Board schedule a subsequent workshop for purposes of discussing and resolving these policy and process issues.Finally, Directors Markey and Knight requested that the Boardís current Meeting Rules (Exhibit 4-A) and relevant portion of the Districtís 1977 enabling state statute (Exhibit 4-B) be attached to this report for informational purposes.††††††††

 

EXHIBITS

4-A††††† MPWMD Board Meeting Rules (January 2004)

4-B††††† MPWMD Law, Chapter 118, Part 3 Internal Organization
 

 

 

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