B - Board Governance and Operations
BAA Numbers if Members and Terms of Office
Numbers if Members and Terms of Office
As established by the District Agreement in April 1970, the school committee shall consist of seven members and serving as follows:
1. The initial committee is composed of four members from Dudley appointed by the moderator of the town of Dudley and three members from Charlton appointed by the moderator of the town of Charlton. These members shall serve until their successors are elected and qualified as provided for in the subsequent paragraphs.
2. At its annual town election next following the opening of the regional district junior-senior high school each member town shall elect three members to serve on the school committee, one for a term of one year, one for a term of two years and one for a term of three years. Thereafter, in every year in which the term of office of a member expires, each member town shall at its annual town election elect one member to serve for a term of three years.
3. Commencing with its annual town election following the opening of the regional district junior-senior high school and at every annual town election thereafter, the member town which had the greater pupil population on October 1 of the previous year shall elect an additional member to serve on the school committee for a term of one year. For this purpose, pupil population shall be defined as the number of pupils residing in a member town who are receiving education at the expense of the town.
REF.: The Agreement Between the Towns of Charlton and Dudley, April 1970
Adopted January 13, 1972
Amended April 24, 2002