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211 Open Meetings


A gathering of a majority of Board members in which deliberation of an issue within the jurisdiction of the Board takes place is a Board meeting.  A gathering for the purpose of social or ministerial action shall not constitute a Board meeting unless a discussion of District policy takes place.  Meetings of the Board shall be conducted in an open meeting unless a closed session is authorized by law or the meeting is exempt from the open meetings law.

Legal Reference:     Iowa Code  21, 279.1-.2 (1995).

                                    1982 Op. Att'y Gen. 162.

                                    1980 Op. Att'y Gen. 167.



Cross Reference:     208     Ad Hoc Committees

                                    210     Board of Directors' Meetings

                                    210.8  Board Meeting Agenda

                                    212     Closed Sessions



Approved:    12/9/96                   Reviewed:           9/00                                    Revised: 1/2020