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NOTIFICATION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

 

 

The Richland Parish School Board shall give written public notice of all regular meetings, if established by resolution, at the beginning of each calendar year.  The School Board shall also give written public notice of any regular, special, or rescheduled meeting, no later than twenty-four (24) hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, before the meeting.  In cases of extraordinary emergencies, such notice shall not be required, however, the School Board shall give such notice of the meeting as it deems appropriate and circumstances permit.

 

Notice for committee meetings shall be given one (1) week in advance of the date of the meeting, whenever possible, but in no case less than twenty-four (24) hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, prior to the meeting.

 

Public notice of any meeting shall include the agenda, date, time, and place of the meeting.  The agenda included in the notice shall be reasonably clear so as to advise the public in general terms of each subject to be discussed at the public meeting.  In addition, attached to the written notice shall be information on any matters to be discussed in executive session.  The notice shall indicate the following:

 

  1. A statement identifying the court, case number, and the parties relative to any pending litigation to be considered at the meeting.

  2. A statement identifying the parties involved and reasonably identifying the subject matter of any prospective litigation for which formal written demand has been made that is to be considered at the meeting.

 

Written public notice given by the School Board shall include, but not be limited to:

 

  1. Posting a copy of the notice at the School Board's central office or by publication of the notice in the School Board's official journal no less than twenty-four (24) hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, before the scheduled time of the meeting.

  2. Mailing a copy of the notice to any member of the news media who requests notice of such meetings; any such member of the news media shall be given notice of all meetings in the same manner as is given to members of the School Board.

  3. In addition to the above, by providing notice on the School Board’s website no less than twenty-four (24) hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, immediately preceding the meeting.

 

Revised:  January 8, 2013

Revised:  November 11, 2014

 

 

Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:81, 42:19, 42:19.1, 42:23

Board minutes, 1-8-13, 11-11-14

 

Richland Parish School Board