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200.1 Organization of the Board of Directors



The ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Board is authorized by and derives its organization from Iowa law.  The Board shall consist of 5 board members.  Board members shall be elected at-large.

The Board is organized for the purpose of setting policy and providing general direction for the school district.  The Board shall hold its organizational meeting each year at the first regular meeting following the canvass of votes.  The retiring Board shall transfer materials and responsibility to the new Board.

The organizational meeting allows the outgoing Board to approve minutes of its previous meetings, complete unfinished business and review the school election results.  The retiring Board shall adjourn and the new Board shall then begin.  The secretary will administer the oath of office to the newly elected board members.  The board secretary will preside while the new Board elects the president and vice president of the new Board.



Legal Reference:     Iowa Code  274.2; 275.23A; 277.23, .28, .31; 279.1, .5, .7, .8 (1995).

                                    281 I.A.C. 12.3(2).



Cross Reference:     202                 Board of Directors Members

                                    206.1              President

                                    206.2              Vice President

                                    210                 Board of Directors' Meetings



Approved:   11/11/96                                  Reviewed:    7/17/00     Revised: 1/2020