The Board of Education shall have whatever standing committees it deems appropriate.
AD HOC COMMITTEES
As time and situations demand, ad hoc committees may be created by the Board of Education, the Board chairperson, or the superintendent. Ad hoc committees have no final authority and are subordinate and advisory to the Wilkes County Board of Education. The committee(s) may be terminated by a vote of the Board of Education at any time.
The Wilkes County Board of Education believes that the general public should have a voice in the operation of public schools. In order to provide an orderly procedure through which the public might participate in the operation of the schools, an advisory committee for each school shall be approved by the Wilkes County Board to work with the principal and staff.
MANNER OF SELECTION
The principal of each school and the Board of Education shall select citizens to serve on the advisory committee for each school. Each advisory committee member shall be appointed for a period of one year.
OPEN MEETINGS LAW
All committees of the Board of Education are public bodies within the meaning of the North Carolina Open Meetings Law and are subject to all requirements of that law pertaining to notice, closed sessions, minutes, voting and penalties.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-36; 143-318.9 et seq.
Adopted: January 9, 2006