Chapter 1 – Governance and Organization

1.10.01 Board of Trustees Policies

Members of the Board of Trustees of Washington Community College District 17 (Community Colleges of Spokane) are appointed by the Governor under RCW 28B.50.100.

The Board of Trustees may from time to time adopt board policies regarding matters affecting the operations of Community Colleges of Spokane. Such policies constitute the district’s governance position on the matter until amended, repealed or superseded by the board. Policies are subject to federal and/or Washington State law and rules. Policies in conflict with these laws and rules shall not be effective or enforced.
 
The Board, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to adopt, amend or repeal board policies. Board policies may be adopted, amended or repealed by majority vote, provided such changes are proposed at least one meeting prior to the meeting at which the vote is taken. Exception to this provision may be made by a majority vote of the board.
 
The Chancellor will adopt and implement administrative procedures to carry out board policies.     
 
Board policies shall be compiled and published in a Board Policy Manual to be maintained in the board office. Board policies shall also be made accessible to the public and college community by electronic means. 
 
Board of Trustees administrative rules are contained in Chapter 132Q of the Washington Administrative Code.
 
The term “Community Colleges of Spokane” shall mean “Washington Community College District 17.”  
 
[Adopted 04/19/05; effective 01/01/06; Amended 10/20/09; Amended 10/15/13]


 1.10.01 Administrative Procedures