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The Board is authorized by and derives its organization from Iowa law.  The Board will consist of five Board members elected at‐large.

The Board is organized for the purpose of setting District policy and providing general direction for the District.  The Board will hold its organizational meeting biennially at its first regular meeting following the canvass of votes.  The retiring Board will transfer materials, including the Board policy manual, and responsibility to the new Board.

The organizational meeting allows the outgoing Board to approve minutes of its previous meetings, complete unfinished business and review the school election results.  The retiring Board will adjourn and the new board will then begin.  The Board Secretary will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Board members.  The temporary chairperson as selected by the Board will preside while the new Board elects the president and vice‐president of the new Board.

Legal Reference:

Iowa Code §§ 274.2; 275.23A; 277.23, .28, .31; 279.1, .5, .7, .8 (2003).
281 I.A.C. 12.3(2).

Cross Reference:

202 Board of Directors Members

206.1 President

206.2 Vice‐President

210   Board of Directors’ Meetings

Approved: May 4, 1990

Reviewed: February 1, 2021

Revised: September 10, 2012