2410 – School Board Meetings


The Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education shall transact all business at a legal meeting of the Board. The President shall start all meetings promptly at the appointed hour. The Board may hold various types of meetings including:

  1. Regular meeting - The meeting held each month in accordance with appropriate statutes and no later than the third Monday of each month.
  2. Special meetings - Any meetings called between the scheduled regular meetings. These special meetings may be called to enable the Board to concentrate and take action on a single problem or set of problems or to enable the Board to take emergency action between regular meetings.

The President or any two members may call special meetings, but all members shall have notice of the time and place of the meeting. Such meetings shall be announced in advance with agendas published as noted and the requirements of these policies concerning regular Board meetings.

Chance or social gatherings, attendance at or travel to convention or workshops or other occasions when there is no discussion or action on any matter within the board's supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power will not constitute a meeting.

It shall be the policy of this Board that the formation of public policy is public business and may not be conducted in secret. Every meeting of the Board of Education shall be open to the public in order that citizens may exercise their privilege of attending and speaking at meetings. The board shall make available at least one current copy of the Open Meetings Act posted in the meeting room at a location accessible to member of the public. At the beginning of the meeting, the public shall be informed about e location of the posted information.

Legal Reference:   Neb. Statute      79-554
                                                             79-560
                                                             79-561
                                                             84-1412

Policy Adopted 3-1-65
Policy Revised 6-5-89
Policy Revised 7-8-91
Policy Revised 6-12-95
Policy Revised: 06-12-2014