Tribal Bylaws

Lac Courte Oreilles Bylaws

Article I: Duties of the Officers of the Governing Board

Section 1. Chairman.The chairman shall preside over general and special meetings of the Band and all meetings of the Governing Board and perform the usual duties of the presiding officer. He shall carry out the orders of the Governing Board. It shall be the duty of the chairman to countersign all checks drawn against the funds of the Band. the chairman will vote only in the event of a tie, and in cases involving removals, except in case of his own removal, and appointments as provided for in Article III, Section. 7 and 8 of the Constitution. He shall act for the Board between meetings when so authorized by appropriate resolution.

Section 2. Vice-Chairman The vice-chairman shall assist the chairman when called upon to do so and, in the absence of the chairman, the vice-chairman shall preside. When so presiding he shall have all the rights, privileges and duties of the chairman.

Section 3. Secretary/Treasurer. The secretary/treasurer shall conduct the correspondence and keep an accurate record of all matters transacted at the Governing Board meetings. He shall keep and maintain the Band membership roll and a current voting list.

He shall receive, receipt for, deposit, disburse, and account for all funds handled through the Governing Board. All expenditures by the governing Board shall be in accord with a previously approved budget. An audit of accounts shall be made once a year and at such other times as the Governing Board or the Secretary shall be required to give a bond satisfactory to the Governing Board and the Secretary of the Interior.

Section 4. Board Members. It shall be the duty of the Board members to promote the general welfare to the Band and to carry out the provisions and purposes of this Constitution and Bylaws.

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Badgers(previously unreleased) at the 2015 Lac Courte Oreilles Homecoming Celebration & Powwow.

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