Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 288.090
Officers and employees; quorum; voting; limitations on certain meetings.


The members of the Board shall annually elect one of their number as Chair and one as Vice Chair. Except as otherwise provided in this section, any three members of the Board constitute a quorum, and a majority of a quorum present at any meeting may exercise all the power and authority conferred on the Board.


Except by a majority vote of the entire membership of the Board, the Board may not:


Elect a Chair or Vice Chair;


Appoint the Commissioner or Secretary of the Board, or terminate the employment of the Commissioner or Secretary;


Adjust the fee charged to local government employers pursuant to NRS 288.139 or impose a civil penalty for failure to pay the fee;


Make or adopt any rule or regulation; or


Grant permission to a local government employer to withdraw recognition from an employee organization or order an election pursuant to NRS 288.160.


Whenever less than five members of the Board are present at any meeting, not more than two of the members present may be members of the same political party.


The Board may, within the limits of legislative appropriations and any other available money:


Appoint a Commissioner and a Secretary, who are in the unclassified service of the State; and


Employ such additional clerical personnel as may be necessary, who are in the classified service of the State.

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