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Elk Grove USD  |  BB  9110  Board Bylaws

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The Board of Education shall consist of seven members. One Board member must be a resident of each of the seven trustee areas. However, Board members are elected by and represent the entire district.

Terms are staggered so that members in trustee areas 2, 4 and 5 are elected in general gubernatorial elections, and members in trustee areas 1, 3, 6 and 7 in general presidential elections.

The term of office for members elected in regular elections shall be four years, commencing on the first Friday in December next succeeding their election. (Education Code 5017)

Board member terms expire four years after their initial election on the first Friday in December following the election of new members. (Education Code 5000)

A member whose term has expired shall continue to discharge the duties of the office until his/her successor has qualified by taking the oath of office. (Government Code 1302, 1360; Education Code 5017)

(cf. 9220 -Elections)

(cf. 9223 -Filling Vacancies)

(cf. 9224 -Oath or Affirmation)

(cf. 9250 -Remuneration, Reimbursement, Other Benefits)

Legal Reference:


5000-5033 Election of school district board members

35010 Control of district

35012 Board members; number, election and terms

35107 Eligibility


1302 Continuance in office until qualification of successor

1303 Exercising functions of office without having qualified

1360 Necessity of taking constitutional oath

Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education Minutes, 1959


adopted: December 1, 1984 Elk Grove, California

revised: October 3, 1994