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Petaluma City Schools |  BB  9110  Board Bylaws

Terms Of Office   

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The Board of Education shall consist of five members whose terms shall be staggered so that as nearly as practicable, one half of the members shall be elected in each odd-numbered year.

Pursuant to the district's charter, the term of office for members elected in regular elections shall be four years, commencing on the first established meeting in January succeeding their election.

Board member terms expire four years after their initial election on the first established meeting in January following the election of new members.

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 - Board of Education Elections)

(cf. 9223 - Filling Vacancies)

(cf. 9224 - Oath or Affirmation)

(cf. 9250 - Remuneration, Reimbursement, and 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


adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California