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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 will not constitute a board meeting unless a discussion of policy takes place.  Meetings of the board will be conducted in an open meeting unless a closed session is authorized by law or the meeting is exempt from the open meetings law.


Date Board Adopted  9/15/1986

Date Board Updated and/or Reviewed 2/21/2022



Legal Reference:          Iowa Code §§ 21, 279.1-.2 (2013).

                                    1982 Op. Att'y Gen. 162. 1980 Op. Att'y Gen. 167.