Policy No. 9084


  1. 1.1 The Board of Education is hereby required to fill any vacancy that may occur through non-residence or any other cause until the next school election for a member or members of the board in the school representative precinct where such vacancy has occurred. If any board of education fails for a period of 30 days to appoint a person to fill the vacancy, the county commission, or city commission in case of a city district, shall fill the vacancy. (53-5-4)
  2. 1.2 If the vacancy occurs or a letter of resignation is received prior to the last Wednesday of June of a school election year and if two years of the term shall remain following the first Monday of the January next, the final two years of the unexpired term shall be filled by public election. (53-5-4)
  3. 1.3 Newly elected board members will be extended every courtesy by board and staff members in assisting them to become acquainted with the instructional, operational, personnel and physical properties of the school system.

Board Approved: October 9, 1984

Board Reviewed: January 27, 2003

9084 Vacancies Policy (last edited 2008-12-04 22:09:22 by JodiPegram)