The Grant Parish School Board shall direct the Superintendent to prepare, or cause to be prepared, an agenda for all regular and special School Board meetings.  Items of business may be suggested by School Board members, administrators, employees and patrons of the school district for inclusion on the agenda.  The agenda shall not be changed less than twenty-four (24) hours, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, prior to the scheduled time of 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.


Items of business may be suggested by Grant Parish School Board members, administrators or patrons of the district for inclusion on the agenda.  Business items suggested by patrons of the district shall be submitted in writing and received in the Office of the Superintendent at least ten (10) days before the meeting to insure inclusion on the written agenda.


Items of business not on the agenda may not be suggested from the floor for discussion except by 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 School Board policy, prior to any vote to add an item to the agenda, there shall be an opportunity for public comment on the motion.


Items of business may not be suggested from the floor for discussion.


The order of business of a regular meeting of the School Board shall be:


  1. Call to order

  2. Invocation

  3. Minutes

  4. Audience with individuals or groups

  5. Reports

  6. Business

    1. Unfinished business

    2. New business

  1. Adjournment


Revised:  September, 2008

Revised:  November, 2012

Revised:  September, 2014



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, 11-4-08, 1-10-13, 11-4-14


Grant Parish School Board