20-10-131. County transportation committee membership. (1) To coordinate the orderly provision of a uniform transportation program within a county, there must be a county transportation committee created in each county of the state of Montana. The membership of the committee consists of:
(a) the county superintendent;
(b) the presiding officer of the board of county commissioners or a member of the board designated by the presiding officer;
(c) except for a K-12 school district, a trustee or district employee designated by the trustees of each high school district of the county;
(d) one representative from each high school district of the county who is a trustee of an elementary district encompassed within the high school district and who has been selected at a meeting of the trustees of the elementary districts;
(e) two representatives of each K-12 school district of the county, each of whom is either a trustee or a district employee designated by the trustees; and
(f) a representative of a district of another county when the transportation services of the district are affected by the actions of the county transportation committee, but the representative has a voice only in matters affecting transportation within the district or by the district.
(2) The county transportation committee must have at least five members, and if this minimum membership cannot be realized in the manner prescribed in subsections (1)(a) through (1)(e), the county superintendent shall appoint a sufficient number of members to satisfy the minimum membership requirement.
(3) The county superintendent is the presiding officer of the county transportation committee, and a quorum is a majority of the membership. A quorum must be present for the committee to conduct business. The committee shall meet on the call of the presiding officer or any three members of the committee.
History: En. 75-7014 by Sec. 291, Ch. 5, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 75-7014; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 298, L. 1995.