Adopted:  1997 MSBA/MASA Model Policy 203.2

Orig. 1997

Revised:  10-13-2008 Rev. 2007



203.2 ORDER OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING



I. PURPOSE


The purpose of this policy is to ensure consistency in the order of business at regular school board meetings.


II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY


It is the policy of the school board to consider matters that come before it in a consistent and orderly manner.


III. ORDER


A. The school board shall conduct an orderly school board meeting.  The school board will, at all regular school board meetings, follow an agenda order similar to:


1. Call to order.


2. Approval of agenda.


3. Recognition of visitors. 


4. Approval of prior meeting minutes.


5. Consent agenda.


6. Presentation of additional bills for payment.


7. Reports.


8. Written communications.


9. Superintendent’s announcements.


10. Other old or unfinished business.


11. New business.


12. Adjournment.


B. Items in this order may be considered as part of a consent agenda.


C. The school board may depart from the order of business with the consent of the majority of members present.



Legal References: Minn. Stat. § 123B.09, Subd. 7 (School Board Powers)


Cross References: MSBA/MASA Model Policy 203 (Operation of the School Board – Governing Rules)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 203.5 (School Board Meeting Agenda)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 203.6 (Consent Agendas)