UINTAH SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY ACTION REVIEW

 

 

1st Reading

3/13/07

New

X

2nd Reading

3/13/07

Revised

 

Approved

3/13/07

Substitute

 

 

 

002.0210          BOARD MEMBERS: STUDENT MEMBERS

 

NEW POLICY

 

1.0  APPOINTMENT OF STUDENT MEMBER OF BOARD UPON STUDENT PETITION

Upon receipt of a qualifying student petition, the Board of Education may appoint a nonvoting student member to the Board in addition to the regular members authorized by law.

                                          Utah Code Ann. § 20A-14-206(1), (3) (a) (1995)

2.0  REQUIREMENTS FOR PETITION

To qualify, the petition shall have the signatures of:

2.1  At least 500 students regularly enrolled in high school in the District; or

2.2  At least 10% of the number of students regularly enrolled in high school in the District, whichever is less.

Utah Code Ann. § 20A-14-206 (2) (1995)

3.0  TERM OF OFFICE

A student member’s term is for one year, beginning on July 1 and ending the following June 30.

4.0 STUDENT MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS

To be qualified, a student board member shall be enrolled in a high school in the District and may be under 18 years of age.

5.0  STUDENT MEMBER PARTICIPATION

A student member has the right to participate in all open board meetings.

                                          Utah Code Ann. § 20A-14-206(5) (1995)

6.0  ENTITLEMENT TO EXPENSE ALLOWANCES

A student board member is entitled to expense allowances granted other board members under Section 53A-3-202.

                                          Utah Code Ann. §20A-14-206 (6) (a) (1995)

7.0  IMMUNITY FOR ACTS OF BOARD

A student member is not liable for any acts of the governing board.

                                          Utah Code Ann. § 20A-14-206 (6) (b) (1995)