905.  CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEES

1.        Purpose

Citizen advisory committees can be useful in keeping the Board and administration informed with regard to community opinion and in representing the community in the study of specific school issues.

2.        Authority

In creating an advisory committee, the Board shall define the committee assignment and shall:

  1. Appoint residents who are interested and can make some special contribution to the committee's function.

  1. Seek the widest range of community interest and backgrounds.

  1. Appoint a chairperson.

Recommendations of advisory committees shall not reduce the responsibility of the Board, which shall be free to accept or reject the recommendations.

Meetings of an advisory committee are not regular meetings of the Board and shall be open to the public only upon invitation of the committee.