Policy 202.5 - Individual Board Members

INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBERS

Authority rests with the Board in legal session, and not with individual members of the Board, except as authorized by specific Board action or by statute. Each board member shall function at all times as part of a legislative body and shall meet the legal responsibilities of a trustee of public education.

Adopted: 11/21/88
Modified: 06/20/94
Reviewed: 04/17/89, 06/06/94; 01/11/99; 10/20/08; 11/18/13; 03/05/18

Legal Reference: Iowa Code 279.8, 274.7 (1993)
School District of Soldier Tp., Crawford Co. v. Moeller, 247 Iowa 239, 73 N.W. 2d 43 (1955).
Beers v. Lasher, 209 Iowa 1158, 229 N.W. 821 (1930).
Andrew v. Stuart Savings Bank, 204 Iowa 570, 215 N.W. 807 (1927).

Cross Reference: Policy 202.6 Ethical Code for Board Members
Policy 204.1 Regular Meeting

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