BDE Board Standing Committees


The Board shall authorize the establishment of such standing committees from among its membership as it finds necessary to study operations in specific areas and to make recommendations for Board action. The following rules will govern the appointment and function of such committees. 

A. The committee shall be established through action of the Board, which shall require a majority vote (500 weighted votes). 

B. The committee members shall be appointed by the Board Chair, and each committee shall elect its own Chair. 

C. The committee shall be provided with a list of its specific functions and duties. 

D. The committee may make recommendations for Board action, but it may not act for the Board. 

E. The Board Chair and Superintendent shall be ex-officio members of all standing committees. 

F. All standing committees shall be dissolved at the end of the Board’s year—at an annual organizational meeting—unless they are specifically reappointed. They may be dissolved at any time by a vote of the Board. 

All standing committee meetings are open to the public except as provided in the Freedom of Access law. 

Standing committees shall be composed of less than a majority of the membership of the Board. 

The following committees are specifically designated as standing committees of the Board: 

1. Negotiations 
         2. Policy Committee
3. Budget/Finance Committee
4. Curriculum Committee
5. Communications, Personnel and Student Relations Committee
6. Transportation, Building and Grounds Committee

Legal Reference:     1 MRSA
§ 401 et seq.
Adopted: April 10, 1990
Revised: April 8, 2003 
Reviewed: October 19, 2009 

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