The term of office for a School Board member begins immediately after both of the following occur:
The election authority canvasses the votes and declares the winner(s); this occurs within 21 days after the consolidated election held on the first Tuesday in April in odd-numbered years.
The successful candidate takes the oath of office as provided in Board Policy 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct.
The term ends 4 years later when the successor assumes office.
LEGAL REF.: 10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1.
105 ILCS 5/10-10, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.
CROSS REF: 2:30, 2:80, 2:210
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: August 19, 2002; April 28, 2005; February 22, 2007
5-YEAR REVIEW: August 2014 (no changes)