The board shall observe and enforce the rules and regulations of the Michigan Department of Education affecting the operation and maintenance of schools in a general powers school district.

The board is responsible to the patrons and endeavors to adequately administer the needs of education in the district according to their will.  In order to function as efficiently as possible, control shall be centralized so that there may be accountability and coordination of effort and decisions.

The board shall act as a legislative body and shall appraise the work and programs of the district.

The board has only such legal powers as are delegated to it by the Constitution and Statues of the state of Michigan.

LEGAL REF:    Michigan Constitution, Article 8; MCL, 380.1201-380.1347; 380.201-260

Adopted:   7/1/93

Revised:    8/21/97