79-569. Class I, II, III, IV, or VI school district; president; powers and duties.

The president of the school board of a Class I, II, III, IV, or VI school district shall: (1) Preside at all meetings of the district; (2) countersign all orders upon the treasury for money to be disbursed by the district and all warrants of the secretary on the county treasurer for money raised for district purposes or apportioned to the district by the county treasurer; (3) administer the oath to the secretary and treasurer of the district when such an oath is required by law in the transaction of the business of the district; and (4) perform such other duties as may be required by law of the president of the board. He or she is entitled to vote on any issue that may come before any meeting. If the president of the school board of a Class I school district is absent from any district meeting, the legal voters present may elect a suitable person to preside at the meeting.

Source:Laws 1881, c. 78, subdivision IV, § 1, p. 345; Laws 1901, c. 63, § 5, p. 439; Laws 1909, c. 120, § 1, p. 460; R.S.1913, § 6763; C.S.1922, § 6304; C.S.1929, § 79-401; R.S.1943, § 79-401; Laws 1949, c. 256, § 91, p. 723; R.S.1943, (1994), § 79-452; Laws 1996, LB 900, § 322; Laws 1997, LB 345, § 25; Laws 1999, LB 272, § 76; Laws 2009, LB549, § 21.

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