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Board Committees (BBC)

The board shall operate at all times as a committee of the whole.

There shall be no standing or temporary board committees except as provided for in this policy. Board members [shall not/may] serve on committees which advise the board.

Sub-committees of the board may be assigned on a temporary basis and shall consist of no more than three board members. Board subcommittees are subject to the open meetings law.

Advisory Committees

After considering administrative recommendations, the board may establish advisory committees. The type and function of each advisory committee shall be dictated by district needs. After considering recommendations of the superintendent and other members of the administrative staff, the board shall appoint all members of board advisory committees.

No financial assistance shall be furnished any committee without prior board approval. The superintendent shall monitor each committee’s progress and relay information to the board. As requested, each committee shall report in writing to the superintendent and/or the board.

The board may dissolve any advisory committee at any time. No committee shall exist longer than one year unless reappointed by board action.

Approved: November 18, 1996
Revised: December 11, 2006
Revised: AUGUST 12, 2013

BBC-R

In appointing members of advisory committees, the board shall consider the recommendation of the superintendent and other members of the administrative staff, as well as the recommendations of individual board members.

The superintendent shall call a meeting of the committee for the purpose of organizing. At the meeting, the superintendent shall inform the committee of its charge. The superintendent shall monitor the progress of the committee and relay information to the board.

The superintendent shall assign school personnel, provide materials and present request for financial assistance to the board for action to assist the committee in its study as the situation warrants. The superintendent shall exercise discretion in providing personnel.

All minutes of the committee will be filed with the clerk of the board.

The board may dissolve the committee by appropriate board action. Committee members shall be notified of the board's action. No committee shall exist longer than one year unless reappointed by the board.

Approved: November 18, 1996
Revised: December 11, 2006