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Castro Valley USD |  BB  9100  Board Bylaws

Annual Organizational Meeting   

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Each year, the Board of Education shall hold an annual organizational meeting. In any year in which a regular election of district Board members is conducted, the organizational meeting shall be held within a 15-day period beginning from the date upon which a Board member elected at that election takes office. During non-election years, the meeting shall be held within the same 15-day period on the calendar. (Education Code 35143)

The day and time of the annual meeting shall be selected by the Board at its regular meeting held immediately prior to the first day of the 15-day period. On behalf of the Board, the Superintendent shall notify the County Superintendent of Schools of the day and time selected. Within 15 days prior to the date of the annual meeting, the clerk of the Board, with the assistance of the Superintendent, shall notify in writing all Board members and members-elect of the date and time selected for the meeting. (Education Code 35143)

At this meeting the Board shall:

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

a. It is the intent of the Board that all Board members have the opportunity for Board leadership.

b. It is the intent of the Board that prior to serving as president or vice-president/clerk, Board members shall have completed the California School Boards Association Masters in Governance program or its equivalent.

2. Appoint the Superintendent as secretary to the Board.

3. Authorize signatures.

4. Designate Board representatives to serve on committees or commissions of the district, other public agencies, or organizations with which the district partners or collaborates

5. Review and/or consider resources that define and clarify the Board's governance and leadership roles and responsibilities including, but not limited to, governance standards, meeting protocols, Board rules and bylaws, and other Board development materials

(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)

(cf. 9005 - Governance Standards)

(cf. 9230 - Orientation)

(cf. 9240 - Board Development)

(cf. 9320 - Meetings and Notices)

(cf. 9323 - Meeting Conduct)

Election of Officers

The Board shall each year elect its entire slate of officers.

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 CASTRO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 14, 2016 Castro Valley, California