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Annual Organizational Meeting

The Board of Education shall hold an annual organizational meeting within the time limits prescribed by law (December 1 to December 15). (Education Code 35143)

At this meeting the Board shall:

1. Elect a president and a clerk and/or vice president from its members.

2. Designate Board representatives.

3. Adopt the Board Policy Manual for the year.

(cf. 9140 - Board Representatives)

(cf. 9320 - Meetings and Notices)

The Superintendent acts as secretary to the Board.

Election of Officers

The Board shall each year elect one of its members to be clerk/vice president. This member shall be one who previously has not served in office, unless all the Board's members have previously served in office. After serving one year as clerk/vice president, the elected member may serve one year as president of the Board.

When the only members who have not served as officers are new to the Board, the Board may elect as clerk/vice president a Board member who has served in office.

(cf. 9224 - Oath or Affirmation)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

5017 Term of Office

35143 Annual organizational meeting date, and notice

35145 Public meetings

GOVERNMENT CODE

54953 Meetings to be open and public; attendance

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS

68 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 65 (1985)

59 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 619, 621-622 (1976)

Bylaw NOVATO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: August 26, 2008 Novato, California

revised: May 6, 2014