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SHUTESBURY SCHOOL COMMITTEE VOTING METHOD


Except on procedural matters, all votes of the School Committee shall be taken by a call of the ayes and nays. The result of the vote shall be recorded in the minutes. Any member may request a roll call vote to record in the minutes how each member voted. If the vote is unanimous, only that fact need be recorded.

All actions require a majority vote of all members present and voting except when state law, Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, or policies of this Committee require a larger majority.

A majority of the members of the School Committee shall constitute a quorum. A two-thirds vote shall be required to suspend parliamentary rules of order.

SOURCE: MASC
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 39:23B; 71:42; 71:50

First reading: 01-16-08
Second reading, first vote: 02-11-08
Final vote: 03-03-08