Board Meeting Information

East Alton - Wood River

Community High School District #14

Board of Education

Serving on the Board

The Board is responsible for the governance of the District. Its powers and duties include the broad authority to adopt and enforce all necessary policies for the management and governance of East Alton - Wood River Community High School.

The Board of Education is composed of seven citizens elected to serve overlapping terms of four years each. At the end of a term, a Board member wishing to continue service must be re-elected for an additional four-year term. There is no limit to the number of terms to which a member may be elected.

Election of school board members takes place on the 1st Tuesday in April in an odd-numbered year. The next Board election will be held in April of 2019.

Board Meetings—How They Work

The Board of Education meets regularly on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays of the month in the Conference Room at EAWR. The 1st Regular Tuesday Meeting is generally a discussion and review meeting, although some action items are scheduled as needed. Most school board business and action items are reserved for the 2nd Tuesday meeting, which is the Board’s Regular Meeting. All meetings are called to order at 6:00 PM.

Below is the schedule of upcoming Regular Board Meetings, as posted in the Main Office:

At its Reorganization Meeting of May 2, 2017, the East Alton - Wood River Community High School District #14 Board of Education established the following dates and times for its monthly Board meetings. Its meetings will be held in Board Conference Room of the Main Building, 777 N. Wood River Ave., Wood River, IL 62095, at 6:00 p.m.

Regular Meetings: First Tuesday of Each Month

Regular (Business) Meetings: Second Tuesday of Each Month

First Regular Meeting Second Regular (Business) Board Meeting

June 6, 2017 June 13, 2017

* July 4, 2017 July 11, 2017

August 1, 2017 August 8, 2017

September 5, 2017 September 12, 2017

October 3, 2017 October 10, 2017

November 7, 2017 November 14, 2017

December 5, 2017 December 12, 2017

January 2, 2018 January 9, 2018

February 6, 2018 February 13, 2018

March 6, 2018 March 13, 2018

April 3, 2018 April 10, 2018

May 1, 2018 May 8, 2018

June 5, 2018 June 12, 2018

* July 3, 2018 July 10, 2018

August 7, 2018 August 14, 2018

September 4, 2018 September 11, 2018

October 2, 2018 October 9, 2018

November 6, 2018 November 13, 2018

December 4, 2018 December 11, 2018

* January 1, 2019 January 8, 2019

February 5, 2019 February 12, 2019

March 5, 2019 March 12, 2019

April 2, 2019 April 9, 2019

May 7, 2019 May 14, 2019

* May be cancelled or re-scheduled – please check with Agenda postings for these dates.

Board meeting agendas are posted—by law—at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. These agendas are posted at the Superintendent’s Office and are also available here. Persons desiring to have their concern or issue placed as an agenda item may call the Superintendent to request such placement.

Opportunities to address the Board are also given at each meeting during the Public Comments section of the agenda. This item is always scheduled towards the beginning of the meeting.

Individuals who appear before the Board to express comments or ask questions are expected to follow these guidelines:

· Address the Board only at the appropriate time as indicated on the Agenda and when recognized by the President.

· Identify him/herself and be brief. Please keep comments limited to no more that 2 minutes. The President may allow more time at his/her prerogative.

· The President may deny a person the chance to speak who has previously addressed the Board on the same subject.

· The President has the authority to determine procedural matters not otherwise defined by Board Policy.