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2.11 Organization and Officers of the Board

 The School Board of Okeechobee County

Chapter 2.00: School Board Governance and Organization

 2.11

 
ORGANIZATION AND OFFICERS OF THE BOARD
 

POLICY

 

I.       A chairperson and a vice chairperson, and such other officers as the Board may determine, shall be elected annually by the School Board at its organizational meeting held in November.  In an election year, the organizational meeting shall be held on the second Tuesday following the general elections.  If a vacancy occurs in the chairperson position, the School Board shall elect a chairperson at the next regular or special meeting.

 

II.      The chairperson shall preside at all School Board meetings, appoint committees, and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law or by action of the School Board.  The vice chairperson shall preside in the absence of the chairperson and shall perform such other duties of the chairperson as required by circumstances. The chairperson and vice chairperson shall be bonded in the manner prescribed by the State Board of Education.

 

III.     The Superintendent, as provided by law, shall be the secretary and executive officer of the School Board.  At any organizational meeting, the Superintendent shall act as chairperson until the organization of the School Board is completed.

 

 

 

 

 

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:

1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED:

1001.371, 1001.41, 1001.43, 1001.48, 1001.51, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

 

HISTORY:

Adopted:

07/14/1998

 

Revision Date(s):

03/12/2013

 

Formerly:

A-3

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