FREEPORT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
(Messrs. Grover and Renken, in their continuing
effort to totally destroy the real history of their Board and the District,
secretly removed three words from the minutes policy. Now, they
think theycan rest easily, knowing that they are not bound to enter one
"discouraging" word from anybody)
The Freeport Union Free School District Board of Education believes that
open and accurate communication regarding its internal operations enhances the
district's public relations program and provides a record of the district's
progress towards its annual goals.
Therefore, the Board will maintain a complete
and accurate (the three deleted words) set of
minutes of each meeting. Such minutes shall constitute the official record of
proceedings of the Board and shall be open to public inspection within one
week of executive sessions and within two weeks of all other meetings.
All motions, proposals, resolutions, and any other matters formally voted
upon by the Board shall be recorded in Board minutes. In recording such votes,
the names of the Board members shall be called in alphabetical order, and the
record shall indicate the final vote of each Board member.
If a Board member is not present at the opening of a meeting, the
subsequent arrival time of such member shall be indicated in the minutes.
A draft of the minutes of each meeting is to be forwarded to each member of
the Board not later than the time the agenda for the next meeting is
Minutes are public documents and thus shall be open to inspection by the
Ref: Education Law §2121
Freedom of Information Law, Public Officers Law, §§84 et seq.
Open Meeting Law, Public Officers Law, §§100 et seq.
1120, School District Records