INTERNAL BOARD OPERATIONS
Meetings of the Board of Education shall be conducted by the Chair in a manner consistent with the adopted Policies and Bylaws of the Board, and in accordance with all applicable laws.
The conduct of meetings shall, to the fullest possible extent, enable members of the Board: (1) to consider problems to be solved, weigh evidence related thereto, and make wise decisions intended to solve the problems, and (2) to receive, consider and take any needed action with respect to reports of accomplishment both as to students and as to school system operations.
- The individual or group, after identification, may address the Board during the Public Comment agenda item within the parameters set by the Chairman of the Board.
- In the event of disruptive conduct at Board meetings, the Chair may declare a recess and may clear the room so that the Board may continue the meeting, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
Legal References:Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-225 Meetings of government agencies to be public.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-226 Recording, broadcasting or photographing meetings.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 19a-342 Smoking prohibited in certain places. Signs required. Penalties.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-231 Executive Sessions.
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-232 Conduct of meetings. (re: disturbances)
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-206 Denial of access of public records or meeting. Notice. Appeal.
Litchfield Board of Education
Bylaw Adopted: 12/6/1983
Bylaw Revised: 5/11/1999, 8/24/2004, 3/17/2010, 6/19/2019