Novato USD | BB 9324 Board Bylaws
Minutes And Recordings
(cf. 9323.2 - Actions by the Board)
Copies of the minutes of each regular or special meeting shall be distributed to all Board members with the agenda for the next regular meeting.
Any minutes or recordings kept for Board meetings held in closed session shall be kept separate from the minutes or recordings of regular and special meetings. Minutes or recordings of closed sessions are not public records. (Government Code 54957.2)
(cf. 1340 - Access to District Records)
(cf. 9321.1 - Closed Session Actions and Reports)
Official Board minutes and recordings shall be stored in a fire-proof location.
Recording of Votes
The minutes shall include the specific language of each motion, the names of members who made and seconded the motion, and the individual votes of each member, unless the action was unanimous. When a roll call vote is taken, the names and votes of each member shall be listed. Motions or resolutions shall be recorded as having passed or failed. Individual votes shall be recorded unless the action was unanimous. All motions and Board resolutions shall be numbered consecutively from the beginning of each fiscal year.
The minutes shall record which members are present and whether a member is not present for part of the meeting due to late arrival and/or early departure.
(cf. 9250 - Remuneration, Reimbursement and Other Benefits)
Video or Audio Recording
A video or audio tape recording may be made at any Board meeting. The presiding officer shall announce that a recording is being made at the beginning of the meeting, and the recorder shall be placed in plain view of all persons present, insofar as possible.
Recordings made during regular or special Board meetings are public records. They shall be kept for at least 30 days and upon request shall be made available for inspection by members of the public on a district recorder without charge. (Government Code 54953.5)
35145 Public meetings
35163 Official actions, minutes and journals
35164 Vote requirements
54952.2 Meeting defined
54953.5 Audio or video recording of proceedings
54953.6 Broadcasting of proceedings
54957.2 Closed sessions; clerk; minute book
54960 Violations and remedies
632 Unlawful to intentionally record a confidential communication without consent
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
The Brown Act: School Boards and Open Meeting Laws, rev. 2009
Guide to Effective Meetings, rev. 2007
CSBA, Agenda Online: http://www.csba.org
Bylaw NOVATO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 9, 2008 Novato, California
revised: May 6, 2014