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398.06 BOARD; OFFICERS, POWERS, MEETINGS.

At the first meeting of the board and at the first meeting each calendar year, each board shall elect from its membership a chair and a vice-chair who shall serve in such capacity for the calendar year, and until their successors are elected and qualified. The chair shall preside at all meetings; in the absence of the chair, the vice-chair shall preside. Meetings of the board shall be held in accordance with chapter 13D. The board shall preserve order at their meetings, compel the attendance of members, and punish nonattendance. The board shall have power to regulate their own procedure and shall adopt from time to time written rules of procedure.

At its first meeting, the board shall adopt a temporary name for the park district and it shall, at a meeting held within six months from its first meeting, adopt by a majority vote of all commissioners an official name for the park district.

Regular meetings of the park district boards shall be held at least monthly at such times and places as may be prescribed by their rules. Special meetings may be called by the chair, or by any two members of a board, by writing filed with the secretary, who shall then mail a notice to all board members of the time and place of such meeting at least two days before such meeting.

A majority of the commissioners shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, although a smaller number may adjourn from time to time.