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Policies » Section B: School Board Governance & Operations » BDA: Board Organizational Meeting

Policy Date: 12/12/2017

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The School Board shall organize annually at its first meeting following the school district elections. Elections shall be held at the annual school district meeting in accordance with RSA 197:1. Every member shall be notified of the meeting for organization, in accordance with RSA 91-A:2. This meeting shall be called to order by the Superintendent, who shall preside during and until the election of a Chairperson.

RSA 197:1 Annual. A meeting of every school district shall be held annually between March 1 and March 25, inclusive, or in accordance with RSA 40:13, if that provision is adopted in the district, for raising and appropriating money for the support of schools for the fiscal year beginning the next July 1, for the transaction of other district business and, in those districts not electing their district officers at the town meeting, for the choice of district officers.

Statutory References:
RSA 91-A:2, Public Records and Meetings: Meetings Open to the Public
RSA 197:1, Annual School Meetings

Adopted: October 12, 1999
Revised: December 12, 2017