Board of Education Committees

The Board of Education has three standing committees. The Board Chair, with the approval of the Board, may also appoint additional standing committees or temporary ad-hoc committees as may be needed. The standing committees, their primary responsibilities, and links to more information on each are listed below. Please note that this is just a general description of Committee responsibilities. The function and responsibilities of all Committees are subject to Board oversight.

BUDGET COMMITTEE

  • Participate in town budget hearings with Board of Finance.
  • Have member act as liaison to Board of Finance.
  • Provide ongoing monitor/review of current year's budget and expenses.
  • Review financial analyses and recommendations, as needed, for Board decisions.
  • Provide representation on business related town committees (i.e., purchasing, insurance).
  • Review policies related to series 3000 business.

For a list of members, meeting schedule, agendas and minutes of the Budget Committee.

POLICY COMMITTEE 

  • Develop and review new policies/regulations consistent with policies of the Board of Education.
  • Review policies to ensure consistency with federal and state laws.
  • Recommend areas for which Board of Education should consider adopting policies.

For a list of members, meeting schedule, agendas and minutes of the Policy Committee.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

  • Develop BOE orientation, workshop, development activities, and BOE evaluation process. 
  • Review Superintendent evaluation, objectives, contract. 
  • Evaluate, review, and forward new positions and position descriptions to the full BOE for consideration.

For a list of members, meeting schedule, agendas and minutes of the Personnel Committee.