The annual reorganizational meeting of the Board of Education shall be set by Board resolution to fall during the first fifteen (15) days in July.
The purpose of the reorganizational meeting shall be to elect officers of the Board and make the proper appointments and designations of other district employees for the proper management of the school district during the school year. The Board shall also perform such annual functions as are designated by law.
The District Clerk shall call the reorganizational meeting to order and shall preside until the election of a President. The order of business to be conducted at the reorganizational meeting shall include:
I. Oath of Office for newly-elected Board Members
The District Clerk shall administer the oath of office to newly-elected Board members. Such oath shall conform to Article XIII-1 of the New York State Constitution, and Section 10 of the Public Officers Law; the Clerk shall countersign the oath. No new Board member shall be permitted to vote until they have taken the oath of office.
II. Election of Officers and Oath of Office
The Board shall elect a president and vice-president for the ensuing year, and the clerk shall administer the oath of office to the President who shall administer the oath of office to the Vice-President. A majority of all members of the Board shall be necessary for a valid election.
III. Appointment of Officers
The Board shall appoint and the Board President administer the oath of office to the following officials:
- District Clerk
- District Treasurer
- Deputy Treasurer
IV. Other Appointments
The Board shall appoint and establish the stipend (if any) for the following positions:
- School Attorney District Auditor
- AHERA Asbestos Designee
- Purchasing Agent
- Records Retention and Disposition Officer
- Records Access Officer
- Title IX/Section 504 Hearing Officer(s)
- Central Treasurer, Extra Classroom Activity Account
V. Annual Resolutions
- Financial Procedures
- Bank Depositories
- Official district newspapers
The Board shall establish the day and hour for the holding of regular meetings, which shall be at least once each month while school is in session, in the locations designated by the Board.
VI. New Business
VII. Routine Business
A. Personnel Actions
B. Business Office Reports
C. Enrollment Report
Ref: New York State Constitution, Article XIII, §1
Public Officers Law §§10; 13
Education Law §§1701; 1707; 1804(4); 2130
Policy Adopted: December 11, 1972
Amended: September 10, 1973
Amended: February 24, 1997
Amended: February 29, 2016