Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. School District Trustees

Vacancy Of Trustee Position

20-3-308. Vacancy of trustee position. (1) An elected trustee position is vacant whenever the incumbent:

(a) dies;

(b) resigns;

(c) moves the trustee's residence from the applicable district or from the nominating district in the case of an additional trustee in a high school district;

(d) is no longer a registered elector of the district under the provisions of 20-20-301;

(e) is absent from the district for 60 consecutive days;

(f) fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the trustees without a good excuse;

(g) has been removed under the provisions of 20-3-310; or

(h) ceases to have the capacity to hold office under any other provision of law.

(2) A trustee position is also vacant when an elected candidate fails to qualify under the provisions of 20-3-307.

History: En. 75-5917 by Sec. 46, Ch. 5, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 75-5917; amd. Sec. 278, Ch. 56, L. 2009.