The Acadia Parish School Board shall require written minutes of all of its open meetings be kept.  Such minutes shall include:


  1. The date, time, and place of the meeting;

  2. The members of the public body recorded as either present or absent;

  3. The substance of all matters decided, and, at the request of any member, a record, by individual member, of any votes taken; and

  4. Any other information that any School Board member requests be included or reflected in the minutes.


The Superintendent shall be responsible for keeping all minutes of the School Board in a book provided for that purpose and, within twenty (20) days after the meeting present them to be published one (1) time in the official journal of the School Board.  Minutes of regular and special meetings shall be approved at the first meeting that follows.


The School Board shall post on its website a copy of the School Board minutes made available for publication and shall maintain a copy of those minutes on its website for at least three (3) months after the posting.  The School Board shall post the minutes on its website within ten (10) days after publication in the official journal.


The minutes shall be public records, maintained in the School Board's administrative office, and shall be made available within a reasonable time after the meeting except where such disclosures would be inconsistent with statutory provisions.  The official copy of School Board minutes shall be signed by the President of the School Board and the Superintendent, as secretary.




The School Board shall select a newspaper of the parish as the official journal of the School Board to publish all official minutes of School Board meetings, as well as all other legal advertising.  The official journal shall be selected annually and meet all qualifications as outlined in state law and any others the School Board may prescribe.


Revised:  September 13, 2010

Revised:  May, 2011

Revised:  November 3, 2014



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง14:132, 17:81, 17:91, 42:12, 42:13, 42:14, 42:20, 42:23, 43:141, 43:14443:145

Board minutes, 9-13-10, 11-3-14


Acadia Parish School Board