What is an Executive Session?

A closed meeting or session held by a governing body, such as a city council or school board. These sessions are closed to the public and, in some cases, even to certain members of the governing body. An executive session may occur to deliberate on one of the following: It’s important to note that executive sessions are subject to the rules and regulations of the jurisdiction. In many cases, any decision or action taken during the executive session must be disclosed publicly, although sensitive information may remain confidential.
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