A-17: Board Meetings

Adoption Date: 01/22/92 |  Revision Date: 02/16/98 | Revision Date: 08/26/08

The Board of Trustees shall fix dates, time, and place for the regular Board meetings at the annual organizational meeting.

Special meetings of the Board may be called by the Board Chair or by any three (3) members of the Board by giving notice thereof in writing stating the date, time, place, and purpose of the meeting. Such notice may be served by mail forty-eight (48) hours before such meeting or by personal service forty-eight (48) hours before such meeting (805/3-8, Illinois Public Community College Act).

All regular and special meetings shall be open to the public. Members of the public and employees of the College shall be afforded the time, subject to reasonable constraints and within a designated portion of the agenda, to comment or to ask questions of the Board. Executive Sessions shall be closed meetings.

Committees of the Board

Committee-of-the-whole meetings of the Board of Trustees may be held whenever deemed necessary by the Board Chair with concurrence of the Board of Trustees. Discussion items at the committee-of-the-whole meetings shall be according to the agenda for that specific meeting. No committees shall obligate the College in any manner.

Ad hoc committees of the Board shall be created and appointments made by the Board Chair whenever warranted. Meetings of such committees may be held whenever deemed necessary by the committee chair.

The College President and Board Chair shall be ex-officio members of all ad hoc committees of the Board.