BP 2320 Special and Emergency Meetings - Board Policies, Chapter 2 Board of Trustees

  • Reference: Government Code Sections 54956, 54956.5, 54957; Education Code Section 72129
  • Board Approved: 04/13/05
  • Reviewed & Reapproved: 03/11/09

Special meetings may from time to time be called by the President of the Board or by a majority of the members of the Board. Notice of such meetings shall be posted at least 24 hours before the time of the meeting, and shall be noticed in accordance with Brown Act. No business other than that included in the notice may be transacted or discussed.

Emergency meetingsmay be called by the President of the Board when prompt action is needed because of actual or threatened disruption of public facilities under such circumstances as are permitted by the Brown Act, including work stoppage, crippling disasters, and other activity that severely impairs public health or safety.

No closed session shall be conducted during an emergency meeting, except as provided for in the Brown Act to discuss a dire emergency.

The President/Superintendent shall be responsible to ensure that notice of such meetings is provided to the local news media as required by law.

See Administrative Procedure #2320.