§ 45-5. Officers; Bylaws; Fiscal Year; Meetings; Records; Support Services.  
The Board is to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman each year at its first meeting of the 
fiscal year. The Chairman shall preside over all regular or special meetings of the Board.  
The Board shall adopt its own bylaws, and such bylaws or amendments thereto must be 
approved by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners.  
The Board will use the County fiscal year as its meeting year. Meetings of the Board 
shall be publicized and conducted in accordance with provisions of the North Carolina 
Open Meetings Law. Such meetings shall be held at the call of the Chairman and at 
such other times as the Board in its rules of procedure may specify.  
The Board shall keep minutes of the proceedings showing the vote of each member upon  
each question or, if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact. The Board shall keep 
records of its examinations and other official actions, all of which shall be immediately 
filed in the office of the Board and shall be a public record.  
The Henderson County Agricultural Advisory Board shall contract with the Soil and 
Water Conservation District office to serve the Board for recordkeeping, correspondence  
and application procedures under this Chapter and whatever other services the Board 
needs to complete its duties.