Policy 8730 – Executive Sessions (Closed Sessions)

The School Board may meet in executive session only to discuss subject matter within the scope of state statutes. Executive sessions are meetings from which the public is excluded. No discussions of any matter shall be held and no action taken of any kind, formal or informal, by the School Board while in executive session except as specifically authorized by law.

Before the School Board goes into executive session, the School Board President shall announce to those present the nature of the business to be considered at the session and the specific exemption(s) under law by which the executive session is authorized.

Executive sessions may be held anywhere in the District.

Advance public notice shall be given of all executive sessions in accordance with state law and School Board policy.


  • Wisconsin Statutes
    • Section 19.85 [Open meeting exemptions]



AFFIRMED IN PART: June 8, 1993


  • July 10, 2001
  • February 24, 2015