File: BEDF - VOTING METHOD
All votes to enter into an executive session and all votes taken in an executive session shall be made by roll call with the vote of each member recorded in the minutes. Otherwise, votes can be taken by a show of hands.
Votes shall not be taken in secret via a written ballot or by proxy.
A majority vote of members present and voting shall be an affirmed vote except where state law or the written policies of the School Committee require otherwise.
Legal Refs.:M.G.L. 30A:18-25, Open Meeting Law
940 CMR 29 Open Meeting Regulations
Cross Ref.:BEDC, Quorum
Revised:June 22, 2011