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212 Open Meetings

Code No.212


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 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.

Approved   9-13-93        Reviewed  6-5-14         Revised  3-18-2019