Organizational School Board of...

2:210 Organizational School Board of Education Meeting

Organizational School Board Meeting

During a March meeting in odd-numbered years, the School Board establishes a date for its organizational meeting to be held sometime after the election authority canvasses the vote, but within 28 days after the consolidated election. The consolidated election is held on the first Tuesday in April of odd-numbered years. If, however, that date conflicts with the celebration of Passover, the consolidated election is postponed to the first Tuesday following the last day of Passover.

At the organizational meeting the following shall occur:

  1. Each successful candidate, before taking his or her seat on the Board, shall take the oath of office as provided in Board policy 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct.
  2. The new Board members shall be seated.
  3. The Board shall elect its officers who assume office immediately upon their election.
  4. The Board shall fix a time and date for its regular meetings.

LEGAL REF.:  10 ILCS 5/2A-1 et seq. 
105 ILCS 5/10-5, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.

CROSS REF.:  2:30 (Board of Education Elections), 2:110 (Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers), 2:200 (Types of Board of Education Meetings), 2:220 (Board of Education Meeting Procedure), 2:230 (Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings and Petitions to the Board)

ADOPTED:  October 22, 2007

REVISED:  June 22, 2009
                   December 18, 2017