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1211- Board of Education Member, Qualification, Term & Quorum

Policy: Board of Education Member Qualification Term & Quorum      Policy Number: 1211
Date of Original Policy: 2 May 2012 (Effective 1 July 2012) Date Revised: 11/06/2019
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 09/20/2019     Date of Next Review: 09/28/2022
Replacement of Policy Number: 1130, 1210, 1710  

A Board of Education member of the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District must meet the following qualifications:
a)       A citizen of the United States;
b)       Eighteen (18) years of age or older;
c)       Able to read and write;
d)       A legal resident of the District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one (1) year prior to the election;
e)       Cannot be an employee of the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District;
f)       The only member of his/her family (that is, cannot be a member of the same household) on the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District Board;
g)        May not simultaneously hold another, incompatible public office, including, but not limited to Superintendent, clerk, tax collector, treasurer, librarian, or an employee of the Board.
1.    In central school districts, however, a Board member may be appointed clerk of the Board and of the District.
2.    A Board member of a BOCES may not be employed by any of that BOCES’ component districts.

h)  Must not have been removed from a school district office within one year preceding the date of election to the Board.
Education Law Sections 1804(1), 1950(9), 2102,
2103, 2103-a, 2130(1), and 2502(7)
 Public Officers Law Section 3


The Board of Education of the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District shall consist of seven (7) members elected by the qualified voters of the School District at the annual election as prescribed by law.
Members of the Board of Education shall serve for three (3) years beginning July 1 following their election and each term shall expire on the thirtieth day of June of the third year.
7 Member Board - Education Law Section 1804(1)
Term of Office - Education Law Section 2105


The quorum for any meeting of the Board shall be four (4) members. No formal action shall be taken at any meeting at which a quorum is not present. When only a quorum exists, the Board shall act by unanimous vote unless otherwise required by the laws of the State of New York.
General Construction Law Section 41

Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080