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SECTION 63
Presiding officer and rules of procedure
Town (TWN) CHAPTER 62, ARTICLE 4
§ 63. Presiding officer and rules of procedure. The supervisor, when
present, shall preside at the meetings of the town board. In the absence
of the supervisor, the other members shall designate one of their
members to act as temporary chairman. A majority of the board shall
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a lesser number
may adjourn. The vote upon every question shall be taken by ayes and
noes, and the names of the members present and their votes shall be
entered in the minutes. Every act, motion or resolution shall require
for its adoption the affirmative vote of a majority of all the members
of the town board. The board may determine the rules of its procedure,
and the supervisor may, from time to time, appoint one or more
committees, consisting of members of the board, to aid and assist the
board in the performance of its duties.