• Adoption, Revision and Suspension of Policies-Board Policy Review: 9200

  • Section 9000: Board By-Laws
    Adoption, Revision and Suspension of Policies/Board Policy Review
    Board Policy: 9200
    Board of Education (BE)
    Approval: 2/2/17

    Board policies will be subject to alteration, addition or deletion only upon majority vote of the Board at any regular or special meeting in which all members have been notified in writing of the proposed alteration, addition or deletion at least 24 hours in advance. In most cases, a first reading of the policy will be scheduled on a regular meeting agenda prior to its adoption at a subsequent regular meeting.

    A proposed change in policy will not be made at the meeting in which the change is proposed unless a by unanimous vote of the Board.

    The formal adoption of policies will be recorded in the Board minutes. Only those written statements so adopted and so recorded will be regarded as official Board policy.

    Board policy documents will be available online. When additions, deletions or amendments are made to Board policy, the addition, deletion or amendment will carry the adoption date and the corrected copy will be published online at the earliest opportunity.

    The operation of any section or sections of policies not established by law or specifically listed in the current labor document may be temporarily suspended by a majority vote of the Board at a regular or special meeting.

    In the event of emergency or special circumstances, the operation of any section of Board policy, including those governing its own operational procedures, may be temporarily suspended by a majority of the Board members at any regular, special or emergency meeting. This suspension, however, does not apply to any section of Board policy that may be established by law or contract.

    The President has continuing responsibility to alert the Board of all policies that may need revision.


    Legal Reference:
    ORS 341.009 (13)