BDB: Special Board Meetings

B: Board Governance and Operations

Under By-law No. 1, Section II, of the Board of School Trustees (the “Board”): 

  • “A special meeting of the Board may be called by the Chairperson or, upon written request of a majority of the trustees, may be called by the Secretary-Treasurer.  No business other than that for which the meeting is called shall be conducted at the meeting.” 
  • “Forty-eight hours' notice in writing shall be given of any special meeting of the Board, which notice must be given to each trustee by delivery of the same at the place designated by him/her for notice, or failing any such designated place, then at his/her address as set out in his/her nomination paper.” 
  • “Written notice of any special meeting of the Board may be waived provided that reasonable steps shall have been taken to notify all trustees of the meeting and that not less than the number of trustees required to make a quorum agree to the waiving of the written notice.” 

DMT Responsibility: S-T

Cross References: 
BDDA: Notification of Board Meetings
Revision Date: 
Sep 1994