BCA

 

BOARD ORGANIZATION AND MEETINGS

 

In accordance with Rochester City Charter, Section 32: School Board Meetings - The School Board shall meet not later than the second Thursday of each January immediately following municipal election.  The date, time, and place of such meeting shall be set by a majority vote of the School Board at the December meeting immediately after said municipal election.  The School Board shall meet at least once in every other month at such hours, on such days of the week, and at such intervals as the School Board determines at its January meeting.  Special Meetings of the School Board shall be held upon notice being delivered by the Superintendent of Schools to each School Board member, or delivered to an address within the City of Rochester previously specified by each School Board member to the Superintendent of Schools.  The Superintendent of Schools shall call a Special Meeting of the School Board at the written request of the Chair of the School Board, or at the written request of a majority of the School Board.  The School Board shall establish its own rules.  A majority of the School Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of its business.

 

The School Board shall, at its first regular meeting in January following each regular municipal election, choose one of its members to be Chair for a term of two (2) years.  The Chair shall preside at all meetings of the School Board, and may speak and vote in such meetings.

 

The School Board shall, at its first regular meeting in January following each regular municipal election, choose one of its members to be Vice-Chair for a term of two (2) years.  The Vice-Chair of the School Board shall act as Chair in the absence of the Chair.  Upon the School Board declaring the office of Chair of the School Board vacant, the Vice Chair shall serve as Chair for the balance of the unexpired term.

 

Regular Board Meetings

Unless otherwise altered, by Board action, regular meetings of the Board shall be held at the Council Chambers of City Hall on the second Thursday of each month, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

All regular meetings shall be open to the public and the press.

All changes of regular meetings from normal dates shall be advertised at least two days prior to the date of the meeting.

 

Legal Reference:          Rochester City Charter, Section 32

            RSA 91-A:2

 

 

Adopted:          April 8, 1993  

Amended:        June 12, 2008

Amended:        February 14, 2013

Amended:        June 13, 2013