[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Council of Talbot County 1955, ch. 403; amended 1972, ch. 318. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
All children who are of public school age, who attend schools in Talbot County which do not receive state aid and who reside on or along or near the public highways of Talbot County, on which there is operated a public school bus or conveyance provided by the Board of Education of Talbot County for transporting children to and from the public schools of Talbot County, shall receive, subject to the approval of the County Council, transportation on such buses or conveyances. Such transportation, upon the approval of the County Council, shall be provided for them by the Board of Education of Talbot County from a point on the said public highway nearest or most accessible to their respective homes to a point on the public highway nearest or most accessible to their respective schools.
This transportation, subject to the approval of the County Council, shall be provided by the Board of Education as aforesaid, for all the children attending schools described herein, upon the same terms and conditions established by the Board of Education of Talbot County for children attending public schools, provided that the County Council of Talbot County shall make such provisions in its budget by appropriate tax levy as will be necessary to defray the cost of such transportation, which authority is hereby granted to said Council so that it may, in its discretion, provide such transportation as is herein authorized.