2350 - Board Meeting Procedures


Adoption Date: 1/13/2000, Revised: 8/9/2012; 02/04/2016, 9/17/2020
2000 - Governance and Operations

2350 Board Meeting Procedures

Each Board of Education meeting shall be conducted in an orderly manner which provides time for and encourages community involvement. The order of business at each regular meeting shall be as follows:

1. Meeting Called to Order

a. Moment of Silence

b. Pledge to the Flag

c. Greetings to Visitors

d. Reading of the Fire Evacuation Procedure

2. Approval of the Agenda

3. Superintendent's Update

4. Presentations/Recognitions (optional)

5. Public Participation

6. Acceptance of Consent Items

a. Minutes of prior meeting(s)

b. Treasurer's Report and Financial Statements

c. Personnel Agenda

d. Recommendation of the Committee on Preschool Special Education and of the Committee on Special Education

e. Other

7. Presentations/Superintendent's Reports and Recommendations

8. Meeting Reports

9. Public Comment

10. Upcoming Events

11. Adjourn

The regular order of business may be changed at any meeting (and for that meeting only) by an affirmative vote of a majority and voting for the proposed change in the regular order of business.

Except in emergencies, the Board shall not attempt to decide upon any question under consideration before examining and evaluating relevant information. The Superintendent shall be given an opportunity to examine and to evaluate all such information, and to recommend action before the Board attempts to make a decision.

The Board may adjourn a regular or special meeting at any place in the agenda providing that arrangements are made to complete the items of business on the agenda at a future meeting. The minutes shall make notice of the adjournment, and the reconvened session shall be considered an addition to these minutes.

Policy Cross References:
 » 2342 - Agenda Preparation and Dissemination