9110 BB - Terms of Office

Bylaws of the Board
Board Bylaw No. 9110
Bylaw Adopted:  August 22, 2019

 

TERMS OF OFFICE

The Governing Board shall consist of five members whose terms shall be staggered so that as nearly as practicable, one half of the members shall be elected in each even-numbered year.

The term of office for members elected in regular elections shall be four years, commencing on the first Friday in December next succeeding their election.  (Education Code 5017)

Board member terms expire four years after their initial election on the second Friday in December following the election of new members.  (Education Code 5000)

A member whose term has expired shall continue to discharge the duties of the office until his/her successor has qualified by taking the oath of office.  (Government Code 1302, 1360; Education Code 5017)

If a regularly scheduled Board election date is changed due to consolidation with a statewide or municipal general election, the term of incumbent Board members shall be extended to align with the next applicable election. (Elections Code 10404.5)

 (cf. 9220 - Elections)

(cf. 9223 - Filling Vacancies)

(cf. 9224 - Oath or Affirmation)

(cf. 9250 - Remuneration, Reimbursement, Other Benefits)

 

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

5000-5033  Election of school district board members

35010  Control of district

35012  Board members; number, election and terms

35107  Eligibility

GOVERNMENT CODE

1302  Continuance in office until qualification of successor

1303  Exercising functions of office without having qualified

1360  Necessity of taking constitutional oath

 

 

 


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