12 Oct THE WILLISTON BASIN SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 PROPERLY NOTICED AND ANNOUNCED AN EXECUTIVE SESSION, BUT FAILED TO KEEP DISCUSSION LIMITED TO THE SPECIFIED TOPICS AND LEGAL AUTHORITY
October 12, 2023
Request: Whether the Williston Basin School District #7 properly: 1) noticed an executive session, 2) described the general subject matter and legal authority before entering the executive session, and 3) limited the discussion during the executive session to the legal authority stated.
Conclusion: The Williston Basin School District #7 school board properly noticed and announced the topics of discussion for an executive session. However, the school board did not keep its discussion limited to the topics and authority of the executive session held for attorney consultation and negotiation strategy regarding Dr. Thake.
You can view this opinion at: 2023-O-05