8341.1: Reasons for Having Closed Meetings

A closed session may be held by the affirmative vote of a majority of the Board, if a closed session is clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual and if such individual has not requested a public meeting. Closed sessions may be held for, but shall not be limited to, such reasons as:

A. Strategy sessions with respect to collective bargaining, real estate purchases, or pending litigation or litigation which is imminent;

B. Discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices;

C. Investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal conduct;

D. Evaluation of the job performance of a person when necessary to prevent needless injury to the reputation of a person and if such person has not requested a public meeting.

Nothing in this Rule shall be construed to require that any meeting or session be closed to the public.

Nothing in this Rule shall permit a closed meeting or session for discussion of the appointment or election of a new member to the Board.

Date of Adoption
August 12, 1991
Date of Revision
December 16, 2002
March 4, 2019