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Castro Valley USD |  BB  9130.1  Board Bylaws

Personnel Commission   

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On July 1, 1965, the district adopted the merit system in accordance with provisions of the Education Code. The Board of Education shall employ, pay, and otherwise control the services of persons in positions not requiring certification qualifications only in accordance with the provisions of the merit system and rules and regulations of the Personnel Commission.

The Personnel Commission shall be composed of three members who shall be registered voters and residents within the jurisdiction of the district and shall be known adherents to the principles of the merit system, as defined by Education Code 45244. No member of the Board of any school district or a County Board of Education shall be eligible for appointment to the Commission and a member of the Commission shall not be an employee of the district. The term of office of each commissioner and filling of vacancies will be in accordance with Education Code 45245-45249.

The Board shall publicly announce the name of the person it intends to recommend for appointment or reappointment each year not later than September 30. At a Board meeting to be held after 30 and within 45 days of the date of the announcement, the Board shall provide the public and employees and employee organizations the opportunity to express their views on the qualifications of the persons recommended for appointment or reappointment. At that time, the Board may make its recommendation to the Superintendent of Public Instruction.


In accordance with Education Code 45250, the Board authorizes members of the Personnel Commission to receive as compensation for their services $30 for each meeting of the Commission actually attended, not to exceed $60 in any month.

Members will be paid for any regular meeting when absent if the Commission, by resolution duly adopted and recorded in its minutes, finds that as of the time of the meeting they were performing services outside the meeting for the Commission or the district.

Fringe Benefits

In accordance with Government Code 53208, any member of the Personnel Commission may participate in any plan of health and welfare benefits provided to employees of the district, under provisions of the Government Code, commencing at 53200 et seq., as that provided full-time employees of the district


Each member of the Commission shall receive as reimbursement his/her actual and necessary costs as required to carry out the duties of the office. Included shall be transportation, lodging, food, registration, and such other miscellaneous expense as may be necessary. This shall be for the covering of expenses at such meetings, conferences, and other activities as may be appropriate. It is the intent of this policy to reimburse members of the Commission in a manner similar to that applicable to employees of the district carrying out the responsibility of their employment.


adopted: August 16, 2012 Castro Valley, California