The legislation of policies is a primary function of a School
Board and the execution of the policies is a primary function
of the Superintendent.
The Superintendent is responsible for the administration of
Board policies, for execution of Board decisions, for operation
of school programs, for informing the Board of school operations
and issues, and for satisfactory fulfillment of other duties
required by the State Board of Education.
The Board will:
Give the Superintendent full administrative
authority for properly discharging his or her professional duties,
holding him or her responsible for acceptable results.
Act upon matters of employment or dismissal
of school personnel only on the recommendation of the Superintendent.
Hold all meetings of the Board in the presence
of the Superintendent except when his/her contract and salary
are under consideration.
Refer all complaints to the Superintendent
and discuss such complaints only at a regular meeting.
Notify members of each meeting.
Prepare meeting agendas with the Board Chair.
Notify members of agenda corrections, if known.
Provide each member with a copy of the minutes
of the previous meeting(s), together with an agenda for each
meeting, in advance of each regular and as far as possible in
advance of each special meeting.
Receive all communications addressed to the
Present such communications to the Board, as
Keep Board apprised of relevant topics.
Ensure all communications to the Board are
answered, providing explanation for any communication that may
See that all votes and policies adopted by
the Board are disseminated.
Have such other powers and clerical duties
as the Board may from time to time determine.
ADOPTED: 9 June 1977
REVISED: 12 November 1998
REVISED: 23 October 2008