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Conducting Board Meetings During a Shelter-in-Place Order

During these times of uncertainty and social distancing, certain library business must still be conducted. Board meetings are often a necessary part of advancing the library’s business but holding a public meeting while everyone must remain six feet apart and wear face coverings may seem like a daunting task. Are there other options? Libraries are fortunate to have an abundance of guidance regarding conducting board meetings.

Open Meetings Act

In normal times, the standards that help guide libraries are each library’s board bylaws,