The Board of Trustees and the Superintendent participate in various types of board meetings and adhere to policies and regulations as defined by the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Association of School Boards and the laws of the state of Texas. These meetings, with the exception of closed sessions, are open to the public, but are not meetings of the public. The purpose of each meeting is to conduct school district business and to provide the members of the Board an opportunity to discuss issues and exchange information with each other and with the staff. According to Open Meetings law, the Board can deliberate only on listed agenda items.
Advance notice of all Board meetings are distributed to the news media, listed on the district website (www.eanesisd.net), and posted at the front door of the Eanes ISD Don S. Rogers Administration Building, 601 Camp Craft Rd., Austin, Texas 78746. A list of currently scheduled regular Board meetings and notices for other types of Board meetings are available in the Superintendent's Office or can be accessed via the EISD website. Meeting agendas can be obtained at the meeting, from the Superintendent’s Office, or on the district website, www.eanesisd.net .
Business meeting held on a scheduled date. Regular Board meetings generally are held on the third Tuesday of each month with some exceptions due to holidays.An opportunity for public comment is generally available at this meeting in the open forum segment. Action may be taken at this meeting. Notice of these meetings must be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.
The open forum section of the regular school board meeting provides an opportunity for citizens to address the board and for board members to receive information and feedback from the public. According to policy, reasonable restraints may be placed on the number, length, and frequency of presentations, so long as it does not unfairly discriminate against speakers based on their viewpoint. Patrons are given three minutes for comments or five minutes if representing a delegation. Patrons are not allowed to relinquish time to other patrons. Patrons are requested to refrain from referring to any student, teacher, staff member or parent by name.