Brown County School Board Executive Session Aug. 21


The Board of School Trustees of Brown County Schools will meet in Executive Session on August 21,
2023 at 5:30 p.m. as authorized at IC 5-14-1.5-6.1.
Where authorized by federal or state statute. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(1)
For discussion of strategy with respect to any of the following:
X (A) Collective bargaining.
⎕ (B) Initiation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been threatened specifically
in writing. As used in this clause, “litigation” includes any judicial action or administrative law proceeding
under federal or state law.
⎕(C) The implementation of security systems.
⎕ (D) A real property transaction including:
(i) a purchase;
(ii) a lease as lessor;
(iii) a lease as lessee;
(iv) a transfer;
(v) an exchange; or
(vi) a sale;
by the governing body up to the time a contract or option is executed by the parties.
This clause does not affect a political subdivision's duty to comply with any other statute
that governs the conduct of the real property transaction, including IC 36-1-10 or IC 36-
⎕(E) School consolidation.
However, all such strategy discussions must be necessary for competitive or bargaining reasons
and may not include competitive or bargaining adversaries. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(2)
⎕ For discussion of the assessment, design, and implementation of school safety and security
measures, plans, and systems. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(3)
⎕ Interviews and negotiations with industrial or commercial prospects or agents of industrial or
commercial prospects by:
(A) the Indiana economic development corporation;
(B) the office of tourism development (before July 1, 2020) or the Indiana destination
development corporation (after June 30, 2020); (C) the Indiana finance authority;
(D) the ports of Indiana;
(E) an economic development commission;

(F) the Indiana state department of agriculture;
(G) a local economic development organization that is a purpose is the promotion of industrial
or business development in Indiana, the retention or expansion of Indiana businesses, or the
development of entrepreneurial activities in Indiana;
(H) a governing body of a political subdivision.
However, this subdivision does not apply to any discussions regarding research that is prohibited
under IC 16-34.5-1-2 or under any other law. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(4)
⎕ To receive information about and interview prospective employees. IC 5-14- 1.5-6.1(b)(5)
⎕ With respect to any individual over whom the governing body has jurisdiction:
(A) to receive information concerning the individual's alleged misconduct; and
(B) to discuss, before a determination, the individual's status as an employee, a student, or an
independent contractor who is:
(i) a physician; or
(ii) a school bus driver. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(6)

⎕ For discussion of records classified as confidential by state or federal statute. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(7)
⎕ To discuss before a placement decision an individual student's abilities, past performance, behavior,
and needs. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(8)
⎕ To discuss a job performance evaluation of individual employees. This subdivision does not apply to a
discussion of the salary, compensation, or benefits of employees during a budget process. IC 5-14-1.5-
⎕ When considering the appointment of a public official, to do the following:
(A) Develop a list of prospective appointees.
(B) Consider applications.
(C) Make one (1) initial exclusion of prospective appointees from further consideration.
Notwithstanding IC 5-14-3-4(b)(12), a governing body may release and shall make available for
inspection and copying in accordance with IC 5-14-3-3 identifying information concerning prospective
appointees not initially excluded from further consideration. An initial exclusion of prospective
appointees from further consideration may not reduce the number of prospective appointees to fewer
than three (3) unless there are fewer than three (3) prospective appointees. Interviews of prospective
appointees must be conducted at a meeting that is open to the public. IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(10)
⎕To train school board members with an outside consultant about the performance of the role of the
members as public officials. IC 5-14-1.5- 6.1(b)(11)

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