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