Education Law Section 1101
Establishment of county vocational education and extension boards
1.The board of supervisors or other governing elective body of any county may adopt a resolution by a majority vote of the members of the board establishing a county vocational education and extension board for the purpose of giving instruction in agriculture and home economics and such other special subjects as may be approved by the commissioner of education.
2.Upon the adoption of the resolution as provided in the preceding subdivision the board of supervisors or other governing elective body shall appoint a board which shall be known as “The Vocational Education and Extension Board of the County of .................... ” (insert here the name of the county). Such board shall consist of nine members who shall serve for a period of nine years each except that members first appointed shall be appointed for such terms that the term of one member will expire each year, and their successors shall thereafter each be appointed for a full term of nine years respectively. At least three members of this board shall be appointed upon recommendations made by the farm and home bureau associations of the county and at least three members upon recommendations made by the district superintendents of the county. Vacancies occurring in such office shall be filled by the board of supervisors or other governing elective body for the unexpired term.
3.The fiscal year of the vocational education and extension board of each county shall begin on July first and end on June thirtieth.
4.A county vocational education and extension board established pursuant to this section is hereby created a body corporate. All property which is now vested in, or shall hereafter be transferred to, a county vocational education and extension board shall be held by it as a corporation.
Section 1101 — Establishment of county vocational education and extension boards,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/1101 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).