- Board Governance and Operations
File: BEDB (pdf)
Adopted: March 9, 2010
To expedite the Board's proceedings and provide a framework for the orderly conduct of business, the superintendent in cooperation with the Board president, after consultation with the other board members, shall prepare an agenda outlining the matters to be brought to Board’s attention at meetings.
The Board shall follow the order of business set by the agenda unless the order is altered or new items added by vote of the Board during the meeting. The Board may add to or take action on matters not appearing on the posted agenda at regular meetings only by majority vote of Board members present and in accordance with applicable law. The Board may add Items not appearing on the posted agenda of a special meeting only to the extent permitted by applicable law and when all Board members are present and cast a unanimous vote.
A consent grouping on the agenda shall be used for those items which usually do not require discussion or explanation as to the reason for Board action. Any Board member may request the withdrawal of any item under the consent grouping for independent consideration.
The order of business at regular meetings shall be as follows:
1. Call to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of allegiance
4. Announcement of Board procedures
5. Approval of agenda
6. Superintendent’s report
7. Committee reports (if needed)
8. Public hearing and/or public participation
9. Board communication
11. Action items – consent grouping
12. Action items
13. Study items
14. Future agenda requests
Executive session may be included at any time in the agenda in order to best meet the Board’s needs.
LEGAL REF.: C.R.S. § 22-32-108(4) (board meetings)
C.R.S. § 24-6-402 (2)(c) (notice of meeting "shall include specific agenda
information where possible")
End of File: BEDB