Governance

MJUSD
DIVISION 9000
BYLAWS OF THE BOARD

GOVERNANCE

The Governing Board has the power of establishing its own procedures within the parameters of law. (Education Code 35010)

The formulation and adoption of written Board policies shall constitute the basic method by which the Board shall exercise its leadership in the governance of the school district. This right shall be retained solely by the Board. The study and evaluation of reports concerning the execution of its policies shall constitute the basic method by which the Board shall exercise its accountability for the governance of schools.

The implementation of policies is an administrative task to be performed by the Superintendent or designee who shall be held responsible for the effective administration and supervision of the entire school system.

All actions of the Board shall be taken only in official Board meetings called, scheduled and conducted according to these bylaws and the statutes of the State.

Legal Reference:
Education Code
35010 Control of district; prescription and enforcement of rules
35140 Time and place of meetings
35143 Annual organizational meetings - dates and notices
35144 Special meetings
35145 Public meetings
35146 Closed sessions
35160 Authority of governing boards
35163 Official actions, minutes and journal
35164 Vote requirements

First Reading: 3/10/01

Governing Board Adoption: 4/11/01

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