|RULES OF ORDER|
When not otherwise controlled by State Law, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education or policies governing its operating procedures previously adopted by the St. Tammany Parish School Board, the business of the Board, for all regular and special meetings and committee meetings, shall be conducted according to the latest edition of Robert's Rules of Order. The President may discuss and have a vote on all matters before the Board, except as outlined in policy Voting Method at Board Meetings. Official actions or decisions shall be made only in official meetings of the Board.
The President of the Board shall preside at and conduct all hearings before the Board and he shall rule on all matters in the conduct of said hearing subject to the decision of the Board as a whole.
Ref: General Henry Robert, Robert's Rules of Order, ed. Rachel Vixmon, (New York: Pyramid Books, Latest Edition).