49-11-3 . Land grant council; purpose.
A. The "land grant council" is created and is administratively attached to the department of finance and administration. The general purposes of the council are to establish a land grant support program to provide advice and assistance to land grants and to serve as a liaison between land grants and the federal, state and local governments.
B. The council shall consist of five members appointed by the governor from the boards of directors of land grants for staggered terms of four years, with two members of the initial council selected by lot to serve an initial term of two years.
C. The council may hire staff and contract for services to carry out the purposes of the Land Grant Support Act.
D. The council shall appoint a chairperson and may appoint such other officers as it deems necessary.
E. The council shall meet at least quarterly. Meetings of the council shall be called by the chairperson of the council or at the request of at least three members of the council.
F. Members of the council are entitled to receive per diem and mileage in accordance with the provisions of the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1
History: Laws 2009, ch. 94, § 3.