Policy - BEC
EFFECTIVE DATE: 3/7/18
CANCELS SHEET DATED: 8/3/94 & 1/4/89, 9/3/03
REVIEWED BY POLICY COMMITTEE: 12/13/17
Except as provided by law, all meetings of the School Board shall be open to the public, and all persons shall be permitted to attend the meetings. The Board may hold executive sessions upon recorded vote of 3/5 of the members present and voting, and any motion to go into executive session shall indicate the nature of the business of the executive session. Deliberations may be conducted in executive sessions only on those matters defined in the law. No final action shall be taken in executive session.
The subject matter of executive sessions is confidential. All parties to such discussions will by held to 1 MRSA §401 et seq. If confidentiality is breached, litigation could occur.
Legal Reference: 1 MRSA §401 et seq.
Cross Reference: BE - School Board Meetings
BEC-E - Executive Session Law