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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. 






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



Cross Reference:    208 Ad Hoc Committees

                              210 Board of Directors' Meetings 

                              210.8 Board Meeting Agenda 212 Closed Sessions 


Approved 11-18-02   Reviewed  5-16-05, 2-20-06, 4-18-11, 05-18-15, 7-22-19     Revised