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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 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 ßß 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:  10/14/96                                              Reviewed:       9/18/2017                                         Revised: