Policy BBB: School Committee Elections

AMHERST SCHOOL COMMITTEE

The Amherst School Committee will consist of five (5) members, eachelected on a non-partisan ballot by the people for terms of three (3)years. The School Committee is a policy-making body for the AmherstPublic School System.

PELHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE

The Pelham School Committee will consist of  three (3) members, eachelected on a non-partisan ballot by the people for terms of three (3)years. The School Committee is a policy-making body for the PelhamPublic School System.

REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE

The Regional School Committee will consist of nine (9) members.  Five(5) Regional School Committee members are members of the Amherst SchoolCommittee,  two (2) are members of the Pelham School Committee, one (1)is a member of the Leverett School Committee, and one (1) is a memberof the Shutesbury School Committee.  The Regional School Committeemembers from Pelham, Leverett, and Shutesbury are selected by theirrespective School Committees.  The Regional School Committee is apolicy-making body for the Amherst-Pelham Regional Public School System.

LEGAL REF:

MGL 71:35, 71:37, Regional School District Agreement for Amherst, Pelham, Leverett, and Shutesbury, Section IIa, IIc

Region Voted to Approve: 11/25/08
Amherst Voted to Approve: 12/9/08
Pelham Voted to Approve: 12/4/08
Effective Date: 12/9/08