The Beauregard Parish School Board shall direct the Superintendent to prepare, or cause to be prepared, in consultation with the School Board President, an agenda for all regular and special School Board meetings.  Items of business may be suggested by School Board members, administrative staff, employees, school patrons, or lay citizens of the school district for inclusion on the agenda no later than 10:00 a.m., two (2) days prior to the School Board meeting.  Any material to be used must be submitted at the time of the request.  The agenda shall not be changed less than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting.


Each item on the agenda shall be listed separately and described with reasonable specificity.  Before the School Board may take any action on the agenda item, the presiding officer shall read aloud the description of the item.


Except for announcements, requests for expressions of praise, commendations, sympathy, and the setting of dates and times for meetings, an item of business not on the agenda may not be suggested for discussion except upon unanimous approval of the members present at a meeting.  The motion to add an item not on the agenda shall identify the item with reasonable specificity, including the purpose for the proposed addition to the agenda, and shall be entered into the minutes.  In keeping with state law and Board policy, prior to any vote to add an item to the agenda, there shall be an opportunity for public comment of the motion.


All School Board meeting materials and supporting data shall be disseminated to the members of the School Board and shall be mailed no later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to any School Board meeting, whenever possible. 


Generally, the order of business shall be as follows:


  1. Call to order

  2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

  3. Consideration of minutes of previous meetings

  4. Business reports

  5. Committee reports

  6. Adjournment


Revised:  June 13, 1988 Revised:  October 9, 2008
Revised:  February 9, 1995 Revised:  February 14, 2013
Revised:  May 9, 1996 Revised:  July 10, 2014
Revised:  September, 2004  



Ref:     La Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง42:19

Jackson v. Assumption Parish School Board, App. 1 Cir. 1995, 652 So2d 549, 1994-0901 (La. App. 1 Circ. 3/3/95)

Board minutes, 10-9-08, 2-14-13, 7-10-14


Beauregard Parish School Board