The minutes of a School Committee meeting constitute the written record of Committee actions; they are legal evidence of what the action was. Therefore, the secretary of the School Committee will be responsible for reporting in the minutes all actions taken by the Committee.
Minutes will include:
Copies of the minutes will be sent to all Committee members at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting at which the minutes are to be approved.
The approved minutes will become permanent records of the Committee. Minutes of public meetings and minutes of executive sessions that have been declassified will be in the custody of the Superintendent who will make them available to interested citizens upon request.
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 39:23B; 66:10
CROSS REF.: KDB, Public’s Right to Know
West Springfield Public Schools (S.C. Approved 5/10/05)