2:210 Organizational Board Meeting

School Board

Organizational School Board Meeting

During a March meeting in odd-numbered years, the School Board establishes a date for its organizational meeting to be held sometime after the election authority canvasses the vote, but within 40 days after the consolidated election. The consolidated election is held on the first Tuesday in April of odd-numbered years. At the organizational meeting, the following shall occur:

  1. Each successful candidate, before taking his or her seat on the Board, shall take the oath of office as provided in Board policy 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct.
  2. The new Board members shall be seated.
  3. The Board shall elect its officers, who assume office immediately upon their election.
  4. The Board shall fix a time and date for its regular meetings.

LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/10-5, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.
10 ILCS 5/2A-1 et seq., Election Code.
CROSS REF.: 2:30 (School District Elections), 2:110 (Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers), 2:200 (Types of School Board Meetings), 2:220 (School Board Meeting Procedure), 2:230 (Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board)