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.



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

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

Date of Adoption:
June 13, 2016

Date of Review:
December 14, 2020