NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 9325
Northfield, New Jersey 08056
Roberts’ Rules of Order, Newly Revised, shall govern the Northfield Board of Education in its deliberations and acts in all cases in which it is not inconsistent with statutes of the State of New Jersey, rules of the State Board of Education, or these bylaws.
The president shall preside at all meetings of the board. In the absence, disability, or disqualification of the president, the vice president shall act in his/her place; if neither person is present, any member shall be designated by a plurality of those present to preside. The act of any person so designated shall be legal and binding.
Announcement of Adequate Notice
The person presiding shall commence each meeting with an announcement of the notice given for the meeting or a statement regarding the lack of adequate notice, in accordance with law.
The Superintendent of Schools and business administrator shall prepare an agenda of items of business to come before the board at each meeting. The agenda shall be delivered to each board member no later than two days before the meeting and shall include such reports and supplementary materials as are appropriate and available.
Five members shall constitute a quorum. In the event a quorum is not present at the hour of convening, the meeting may be recessed to a time not later than 9 p.m. of the same day.
If a quorum is not present, the members present may adjourn the meeting to a later date within seven days.
Order of Business
The order of business shall be as follows:
Meeting Called to Order
Salute to the Flag
Open to the Public
Open to the Public
Adopted: October 20, 2008
NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009; December 2010
Readopted: October 24, 2011
Announcement, Proper Notification, Quorum, Parliamentary Procedure
Legal References: N.J.S.A. 10A:4-6 et seq. Open Public Meetings Act
N.J.S.A. 18A:10-6 Board meetings public; frequency; hours of commencement; adjournment, etc., for lack of quorum
Cross References: *1120 Board of education meetings
*9020 Public statements
*9121 Election and duties of the president
9122 Election and duties of the vice president
*9322 Public and executive sessions
*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.