Series: Series2000     Sub Series: 2200     Policy Number: 2210
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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.


III. Appointments

The Board shall appoint:

District Auditor

School physician

District Clerk

School attorneys

District Treasurer

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.


V. Designations

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.


VI. Authorizations:

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

b. other

The Board shall then adjourn to regular monthly meeting.

District Reference:

General Reference:

New York State Constitution, Article XIII, §1 
Public Officers Law §§10; 13
Education Law §§1707; 1804(4); 2130

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