SUBJECT: Executive Sessions of the Board (1433)
The Board of Cooperative Educational Services may hold executive sessions where only members of the Board, the District Superintendent and other persons invited by the Board shall be present.
Upon a majority vote of its total membership, taken in an open meeting pursuant to a motion identifying the general area or areas of the subject or subjects to be considered, the Board may conduct an executive session for discussion of the below enumerated purposes only, provided, however, that no action by formal vote shall be taken except on an Education Law Section 3020-a probable cause finding. For all other purposes, the action by formal vote shall be taken in open meeting and properly recorded in the minutes of the meeting.
a) Matters which will imperil the public safety if disclosed;
b) Any matter which may disclose the identity of a law enforcement agent or informer;
c) Information relating to current or future investigation or prosecution of a criminal offense which would imperil effective law enforcement, if disclosed;
d) Discussions regarding proposed, pending or current litigation;
e) Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law;
f) The medical, financial, credit or employment history of any particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of any particular person or corporation;
g) The preparation, grading or administration of examinations;
h) The proposed acquisition, sale or lease of real property or the proposed acquisition of securities, or sale or exchange of securities held by such public body, but only when publicity would substantially affect the value thereof.
Matters discussed in executive sessions must be treated as confidential; that is, never discussed outside of that executive session.
Public Officers Law Sections 105 and 106(2)(3)
Education Law Section 3020-a