Policy BCEZ

There shall be no standing committees of the Lynchburg City School Board, except Finance and Facilities, Community Relations and Legislative Advocacy, and Student Discipline.

Special committees may be appointed by the Chair or created by School Board action. These committees shall be appointed or created for a specific purpose and shall expire upon completion of the assigned task unless School Board action authorizes temporary continuance of such committees.
The standing committees are comprised of three (3) members each to be appointed by the Chair. The Chair shall be an ex-officio member of each such committee.

Finance and Facilities

This committee reviews current practices and needs in the areas of finance and facilities within the school division. Findings and recommendations will be shared with the School Board. The full board will determine appropriate matters for further discussion and subsequent action.

Community Relations and Legislative Advocacy

This committee reviews current practices and needs in the areas of communication, community engagement and legislative advocacy. The committee will discover ways the Board can assist in engaging all stakeholders in our community. The committee will also address the development of an ongoing legislative advocacy agenda that will be modified based upon the changing needs of the school division. Findings and recommendations will be shared with the School Board. The full Board will determine appropriate matters for further discussion and subsequent action.

Student Discipline

This committee considers appeals of student disciplinary decisions and recommendations of the Superintendent. The Student Discipline Committee is comprised of the Chair or Vice-Chair and two (2) members on a rotating basis. In the event the Chair or Vice-Chair cannot be present, the Chair of the School Board will appoint the chair for the discipline committee hearing

Adopted by School Board: June 4, 2013
Revised by School Board: March 5, 2019

Legal Refs.:

Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §22.1-78, 22.1-277.06.

Cross Ref.:

BCEA DisciplinaryCommittee
BDA Regular School BoardMeetings
BDB Special School Board Meetings
BDC ClosedMeetings
GB Equal Employment Opportunity/Nondiscrimination