NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 9312
Northfield, New Jersey Monitored
Bylaw X Other Reasons
FORMULATION, ADOPTION, AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS
The Northfield Board of Education’s bylaws are rules designed to organize and control its internal operations. Some bylaws are set by statute. Others may be formulated and adopted at its option by the board of education itself as long as they are in harmony with the intent and specifics of the statutes.
In its deliberations leading to the establishment or amendment of its bylaws, the board’s central concern will be for increased efficiency and effectiveness in carrying out its legally mandated tasks.
Proposed new bylaws and suggested amendments to or revisions of existing bylaws shall be adopted by a majority vote of the members of the board present and voting during the second of two regularly or specially scheduled meetings of the board. The proposed additions, amendments or revisions shall have been described in writing in the calls for these meetings.
NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009; December 2010
Adopted: October 24, 2011
Bylaws, Board Bylaws
Legal References: N.J.S.A. 10:4‑6 et seq. Open Public Meetings Act
N.J.S.A. 18A:10‑6 Board meetings public; frequency; hours commencement; adjournment, etc., for lack of quorum
N.J.S.A. 18A:11‑1 General mandatory powers and duties
N.J.S.A. 18A:54‑20 Powers of board (county vocational schools)
Cross References: *9311 Formulation, adoption, amendment of policies
*9314 Suspension of policies, bylaws and regulations
*9323/9324 Agenda preparation/advance delivery of meeting material
*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.