113P - Committees

    1. Standing Committees 

      The chairman shall appoint members of the board to serve on the five standing committees of the board. He/she and the superintendent shall be an ex-officio member of each committee. 

      1. Instruction
         
        This committee shall serve as a screening and advisory committee for the board in the areas of instruction. It works with the administration and reports to and advises the board on such matters as may properly be referred to the committee. It shall have no other authority except by specific action of the board.

      2. Finance

        This committee shall serve as a screening and advisory committee in the area of finance. It shall work with the administration on all such matters as may properly be referred to the committee. It shall have no other authority except by specific action of the board.

      3. Personnel
          
        This committee shall serve as a screening and advisory committee in the area of personnel. It shall work with the administration on all such matters as may properly be referred to the committee. It shall have no other authority except by specific action of the board.

      4. Buildings and Grounds

        This committee shall serve as a screening and advisory committee in the areas of buildings and grounds of the school division. It shall work with the administration on all such matters as may properly be referred to the committee. It shall have no other authority except by specific action of the board.

      5. Student Conduct and Support

        This committee shall consist of at least three board members. It shall issue expulsions (365 calendar days), hear appeals of long-term suspensions (10 days or more, but less than 365 calendar days) and hear appeals of childcare variances and attendance zone variances. The committee shall also receive reports of school discipline and student support services programs and biennially

    2. Special Committees

      Special committees may be appointed by the chairman or created by school board action. These committees shall be appointed or created for a specific purpose and shall expire upon completion of the assigned task unless board action authorizes temporary continuance of such committees.
        
      The work of special committees shall be confined to their specific assignment and shall have only such authority as is directed by the board. They shall make their reports directly to the board as a whole.
       
    3. Citizen Advisory Committees

      It is the duty of the School Board to appoint advisory councils or committees of citizens of the school division for consultation with reference to specific matters pertaining to local schools.

     

    Legal Reference(s):  
    20 U.S.C. Section(s) 5964, 6318

    Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Section(s) 22.1-16, 22.1-18.1, 22.1-86, 22.1-214, 22.1-27, 22.1-275.1, 22.1-277.06, 22.1-279.8.

    8 VAC 20-40-60

    8 VAC 20-81-230

    8 VAC 20-120-50

     

    Cross Reference(s):  
    Policy 608P, Community Relations- Advisory Program Committees

     

    Adopted: February 6, 1990  
    Amended: July 1, 1996  
    Amended: August 17, 2010  
    Amended: April 19, 2011  
    Amended: May 21, 2013
    Amended: August 16, 2016
    Amended: May 19, 2020