2:010 School District Governance

The District is governed by a School Board consisting of seven members.  The Board’s powers and duties include the authority to adopt, enforce, and monitor all policies for the management and governance of the District’s schools.

Official action by the Board may only occur at a duly called and legally conducted meeting.  Except as otherwise provided by the Open Meetings Act, a quorum must be physically present at the meeting.

As stated in the Board member Oath of Office prescribed by the School Code, a Board member has no legal authority as an individual.

Cross Reference(s): 

1:010 School District Legal Status

2:020 Powers and Duties of the Board of Education

2:080 Board Member Oath and Conduct

2:120 Board Member Development

2:200 Types of Board of Education Meetings

2:220 Board of Education Meeting Procedure

Legal Reference(s):

5 ILCS 120/1.02

105 ILCS 5/10-1, 5/10-10, 5/10-12, 5/10-16.7, and 5/10-20.5.

Date Adopted:  November 18, 2008

Date Amended:   December 20, 2016

Date Amended:  August 24, 2021