The Board of Education recognizes its obligation to hold an annual reorganizational meeting. 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 annual reorganizational meeting shall be held in a district building during the first fifteen days of July at 7:30 p.m. The day shall be fixed by the Board at a regular meeting not later than the June meeting each year. The Clerk shall give at least three days written notice to each member.
After the meeting is called to order, the Board will designate the Clerk of the Board as temporary chairperson.
I. Administration of Oath
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 he/she has taken the oath of office.
II. Election of Officers
The Board shall elect a president and vice-president for the ensuing year, and administer the oath of office to them. A majority of all members of the Board shall be necessary for a valid election. The newly elected president shall then chair the meeting.
The Board shall appoint:
District Tax Collector
Such other positions as deemed necessary
Records Access Officer
Records Management Officer
Title IX/Section 504 Hearing Officer(s)
IV. Bonding of Personnel
The Board may bond the following personnel handling district funds:
District Clerk School Attorney
Tax Collector Internal Claims Auditor
District Treasurer Deputy Treasurer
Central Treasurer of Student Activity Account
The Board may, in each instance, specify the amount of the bond it intends to obtain.
The Board may include any of the above officers in a blanket undertaking, pursuant to law and Commissioner’s Regulations, rather than bond individuals.
By motion, the Board shall designate:
Official depositories for district funds
Official district newspapers
The Board shall fix the place, date, and hour for regular Board meetings for the school year.
a. of person to certify payrolls
b. of school purchasing agent
c. of attendance at conferences, conventions, workshops, etc., with designated expenses
d. to establish petty cash funds (and to set amount of such funds)
e. to designate authorized signatures on checks
f. of Superintendent of Schools to approve budget transfers
VII. Other Items:
a. establish rate for mileage reimbursement
The Board shall then adjourn to regular monthly meeting.
New York State Constitution, Article XIII, §1
Public Officers Law §§10; 13
Education Law §§1707; 1804(4); 2130