Policy BEDB Agenda

File: BEDB


To expedite the Board’s proceedings and provide a framework for the orderly conduct of business, the superintendent in cooperation with the Board president shall prepare an agenda outlining the matters to be brought to Board attention at meetings.

The Board shall follow the order of business set by the agenda unless the order is altered or new items added by vote of the Board during the meeting. The Board may add to or take action on matters not appearing on the printed agenda at regular meetings only by unanimous vote of Board members present. Items may be added to the agenda of a special meeting only when all Board members are present and cast a unanimous vote.

Consent grouping

A consent grouping on the agenda shall be used for those items which usually do not require discussion or explanation as to the reason for Board action. Any Board member may request the withdrawal of any item under the consent grouping for independent consideration.

Agenda format

The general order of business at regular and special meetings (which may be altered at the discretion of the superintendent and Board president) shall be as follows:

1. Call to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Approval of Agenda

5.Welcome, Focus, and Recognition

  1. Board Teamwork
  2. Staff/Student Recognition
  3. Citizens to Address the Board

6. Administrative Reports

7. Routine Business

  1. Board Minutes
  2. Finance

8. Discussion Items

9. Action Items

10. Information Items

11. Adjournemt

Adopted: March 2, 1973

Revised: March 24, 1998

Revised: August 9, 2005

Revised: August 22, 2006

Revised: September 23, 2013

Revised January 2015

LEGAL REFS.: C.R.S. 22-32-108 (4) (board meetings)

C.R.S. 22-32-108 (7)(a) (a board member who participates electronically in conformance with the board’s policy on electronic meeting participation is considered “present”)

C.R.S. 24-6-402 (2)(c) (notice of meeting “shall include specific agenda information where possible”)

CROSS REFS.: BEDA, Notification of School Board Meetings

BEDH, Public Participation at School Board Meetings

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado