The board accepts full responsibility for keeping the general public informed about the function and operation of the district.  A public information plan for the district shall be developed by the superintendent and the director of personnel and community relations.

Public’s Right to Know    (Cf. BCA-R)

All decisions of the board shall be made in public with full opportunity extended to citizens to be heard prior to the making of these decisions.  Closed sessions shall be held to a minimum and only for specific reasons as provided by law.

School-Sponsored Information Media

The board shall issue a newsletter to all patrons of the district containing information about the operation and activities of the schools.

Hazardous Materials or Conditions

The superintendent shall be responsible for informing the public about any hazardous materials or conditions in the district under the provision of the Michigan Public Health Code.

The implementation of the public information program of the district shall be the responsibility of the superintendent.

LEGAL REF: MCL, 380.1348; 380.1261

Adopted:   7/1/93