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Article - Education




§4–107.

    (a)    Each county board shall hold an annual meeting on or as near as possible to the second Tuesday in July, except that:

        (1)    In Allegany County, the annual meeting shall be held on the second Tuesday in January;

        (2)    In Montgomery County, the annual meeting shall be held on or before January 10;

        (3)    In Prince George’s County, the annual meeting shall be held on the first Monday in December;

        (4)    In St. Mary’s County, the annual meeting shall be held following the first Monday in December; and

        (5)    In Washington County, the annual meeting shall be held in December, on or before the 16th day.

    (b)    A county board may hold any other meetings that its duties and business require.

    (c)    Except as provided in Title 3 of this article, each county board, at its annual meeting, shall elect a president and a vice president from among its members by means of an individually recorded vote.

    (d)    (1)    All final actions of a county board shall be taken at a public meeting. The minutes of the meeting shall be available to the public.

        (2)    A county board may meet and deliberate in executive session if the matter under consideration is:

            (i)    Land and site acquisitions; or

            (ii)    Personnel and labor relations.

    (e)    (1)    Except as otherwise provided in this article, a member of a county board may not receive compensation.

        (2)    Each member shall be reimbursed for traveling and other expenses incurred in the performance of his duties.

        (3)    Each member of the county board of the counties specified in this paragraph shall receive the enumerated amounts annually for traveling and other expenses.

            (i)    Calvert County:

                1.    Member     $2,000; and

                2.    President    $2,200.

            (ii)    Caroline County:

                1.    Member    $3,000; and

                2.    President    $3,500.

            (iii)    Cecil County:

                1.    Member    $1,400; and

                2.    Chairman    $1,600.

            (iv)    Charles County:

                1.    Member    $600;

                2.    Vice chairman    $600; and

                3.    Chairman    $800 and $1,500
for calendar year 1999 and each year thereafter.

            (v)    Dorchester County:

                1.    Member    $3,000; and

                2.    Chairman    $3,200.

            (vi)    Frederick County:

                1.    Member     $1,000; and

                2.    President     $1,500.

            (vii)    Queen Anne’s County:

                1.    Member    $3,000; and

                2.    Chairman    $3,200.

            (viii)    Talbot County:

                1.    Member    $1,200;

                2.    Chairman    $1,500;

                3.    Travel    $300; and

                4.    Other expenses for each meeting, other than the annual meeting attended on behalf of the county    $25.

        (4)    Each member of the Charles County Board shall receive the following amounts annually as compensation:

            (i)    Member:

                1.    $3,090 for the calendar year 1995; and

                2.    $3,185 for the calendar years 1996, 1997, and 1998;

            (ii)    Vice chairman:

                1.    $3,400 for the calendar year 1995; and

                2.    $3,500 for the calendar years 1996, 1997, and 1998; and

            (iii)    Chairman:

                1.    $3,710 for the calendar year 1995; and

                2.    $3,820 for calendar years 1996, 1997, and 1998.

        (5)    Each member of the St. Mary’s County Board shall receive the following amounts annually as compensation:

            (i)    Member     $6,000
with an annual increase of $250 for each additional year of service; and

            (ii)    Chairman     $7,000
with an annual increase of $250 for each additional year of service.

        (6)    Each member of the Wicomico County Board shall receive the following amounts annually as compensation:

            (i)    Member    $3,700; and

            (ii)    Chairman    $4,000.

        (7)    Each member of the Worcester County Board shall receive an amount annually for traveling and other expenses as determined by the County Commissioners, but in the amount of at least:

            (i)    Member    $2,000; and

            (ii)    Chairman    $2,400.