BDDA -- Notification of School Board Meetings

File:  BDDA




Regular Meetings


The School Board and any committees thereof shall give notice of the date, time, and location of their regular meetings by posting such notice on its website, placing a notice in a prominent public location at which notices are regularly posted and in the office of the clerk of the School Board at least three working days prior to the meeting.  In addition, the School Board and any committees thereof shall publish notice of their meetings by electronic means whenever feasible. At least one copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets and other nonexempt materials furnished to members of the School Board and any committees thereof shall be made available for public inspection at the same time the documents are furnished to members of the School Board or committee.


Special Meetings


Notice, reasonable under the circumstance, of special, emergency or continued meetings shall be given contemporaneously with the notice provided to members of the School Board or committee.


Notification of Closed Meetings Held Solely for the Purpose of Interviewing Candidates for the Position of Superintendent


The notice provisions described above do not apply to closed meetings of the Board held solely for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of superintendent.  Prior to any such closed meeting the School Board shall announce in an open meeting that such closed meeting shall be held at a disclosed or undisclosed location within fifteen days thereafter.


Direct Notification


Notice of all School Board meetings and committee meetings shall be furnished directly to any person who requests such information. Requests to be notified of all meetings should be made at least once a year in writing and include the requester’s name, address, zip code, daytime telephone number, electronic mail address, if available, and organization, if any. Unless the person making the request objects, the school division may provide electronic notice of all meetings in response to such requests.


Adopted:          June 19, 2017



Legal Ref.:       Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §§ 2.2-3707, 2.2-3712.


Cross Refs.:    BCE                 School Board Committees

                        BCEA              Disciplinary Committee

                        BCF                 Advisory Committees to the School Board

BDA                 Regular School Board Meetings

                        BDB                 Special School Board Meetings



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