NPD117 CommitteesThe Board of Education may establish committees to assist with the Board's governance function and, in some situations, to comply with State law requirements. These committees are known as Board committees and report directly to the Board. Committee members may include both the Board members and non-Board members depending on the committee's purpose. The Board President makes all Board committee appointments unless specifically stated otherwise. Board committee meetings shall comply with the Open Meetings Act. A Board committee may not take final action on behalf of the Board - it may only make recommendations to the Board.Special Board CommitteesA special committee may be created for specific purposes or to investigate special issues. A special committee is automatically dissolved after presenting its final report to the Board or at the Board's discretion.
Standing Board Committees
A standing committee is created for an indefinite term although its members will fluctuate. Standing committees are:
- Finance Committee
- Buildings and Grounds Committee
- Policy Committee
- Policy Committee of the Whole
- Transportation Committee