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211 OPEN MEETINGS

Code No.  211

                                                                       

 

OPEN MEETINGS

A gathering of a majority of board members either in person or electronically in which deliberation of an issue within the scope of the board's policy-making duties takes place is a board meeting.  A gathering for the purpose of social or ministerial action shall not constitute a board meeting when there is no discussion of policy or no intent to avoid the purpose of the open meetings law.  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

                                    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        08/23/94       Reviewed            11/10/07; 1/13/03; 1/15/08; 1/09/13; 1/09/18               Revised            

                                                    

 

 

 

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