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Policies » Section B: School Board Governance & Operations » BGB: Policy Adoption

Policy Date: 10/07/2008

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Except for policy actions to be taken on emergency measures, the adoption of board policies
should follow this sequence which will take place at least at two regular meetings of the Board:
1. Announcement and publication of proposed new or revised policies as an item of
2. Opportunity offered to concerned groups or individuals to react to policy proposals.
3. Discussion and final action by the Board on policy proposals.

The final vote to adopt should be at the following regularly scheduled board meeting.
1. Prior to enactment, all policy proposals shall be titled and coded as appropriate
to subject and in conformance with the codification system used in the board
policy manual.
2. Insofar as possible, each policy statement shall be limited to one subject.
3. Policies and amendments adopted by the Board shall be made a part of the
minutes of the meeting at which they are adopted and shall also be included in
the policy manual of the District marked with the date of adoption and/or
4. Policies and amendments to policies shall be effective immediately upon adoption
unless a specific effective date is provided in the adopted resolution.

Emergency Procedure
On matters of unusual urgency, the Board may take immediate action to adopt new or revise
existing polices. When such immediate action is necessary, the Superintendent or designee shall
inform concerned groups or individuals about the reasons for this necessity.

Adopted: March 4, 1975
Adopted: January 15, 2002
Revised: October 7, 2008