The Rutherford Board of Education meets approximately every three weeks for the transaction of district business. Board committees meet monthly or as needed to receive information and discuss all business that comes before the Board. The Board takes action on items at its regular meeting. Meetings are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on pre-scheduled Monday evenings throughout the year. Meetings are held in the Rutherford High School cafeteria. The Board welcomes public participation at each meeting. Regular meetings are taped for broadcast on Tuesday evenings on Public Access Television and the Rutherford Public Schools website.
From time to time the Board may meet in closed or executive session to discuss items that legally may not be discussed in public. Items reserved for closed sessions include personnel, litigation and negotiations issues. The Board is not permitted to take action in closed sessions and will indicate at the time of the closed session whether or not action will be taken upon return to open session. The order of business shall be as follows unless temporarily changed by the Board.
- Call to Order
- Roll Call
- Announcement of Notice
- Approval of Minutes
- Report of Board President
- Hearing of Public
- Report of Superintendent
- Committee Reports
- Old Business
- New Business
- Hearing of Public
Meeting Schedule 2023-2024
- Tuesday, January 3, 2023 – Reorganization Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- January 23 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- February 13 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- March 13 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- April 3 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- April 24 – Regular Meeting (Budget Hearing) – 7:30 p.m.
- May 8 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- June 5 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- July 17 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- August 21 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- September 11 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- October 2 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- October 23* – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- November 13 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- December 4 – Regular Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 2, 2024 – Reorganization Meeting – 7:30 p.m.
* Board of Education Scholastic Awards
All meetings are on Monday unless noted
Rutherford High School
56 Elliott Place
Rutherford, NJ 07070.
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A 10:4-6, all meetings of public bodies are open to the public unless closure is specifically permitted by law.
Any changes to the meeting schedule, including dates, times and location, will be posted 48 hours in advance on the district’s website (www.rutherfordschools.org) and in the Board office, filed with the Borough Clerk’s office, and provided to the Record, Herald and South Bergenite newspapers.