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Governing Board Meetings   

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Meetings of the Governing Board are conducted for the purpose of accomplishing district business. As a matter of district policy and state law, meetings shall ordinarily be held in public. The Board may conduct closed meeting sessions to discuss certain matters which are confidential.

(cf. 9321 - Closed Meetings)

The Board encourages community involvement in the schools as an essential element of effective schools. The Board and administration shall actively seek the input of parents/guardians and interested community members on Board agenda items.

Board meetings shall be conducted in accordance with applicable laws and with Board Bylaws adopted by the Board to govern its actions and the actions of individual Board members.

(cf. 9320 - Meetings)

(cf. 9322 - Agenda/Meeting Materials)

(cf. 9323 - Meeting Conduct)

(cf. 9323.2 - Actions by Board)

Legal Reference:


78 "Governing board" defined

35144 Special meetings

35145 Public meetings

35145.5 Agenda; public participation; regulations

35146 Closed sessions

52034 Reasonable opportunities for each school site council or its representatives to meet with governing board (c)


54950-54957.9 Meetings, especially

54951 Local agency, definition

54953 Meetings to be open and public; attendance

54954 Time and place of regular meeting; holidays, emergencies

54954.3 Agenda item allowing public input

54960.1 Board actions; challenges

54956 Special meetings; call; notice

54956.5 Special meeting in emergency situation

54957 Closed session


adopted: July, 1992 Santa Barbara, California