Leander ISD trustees change meeting schedule for 2020

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Starting in January, the Leander ISD board of trustees will switch to a new meeting schedule. (Brian Perdue, Community Impact Newspaper)

Starting in January, the Leander ISD board of trustees will switch to a new meeting schedule. (Brian Perdue, Community Impact Newspaper)

Starting in January, the Leander ISD board of trustees will switch to a new meeting schedule.

Previously, trustees typically met at 6:15 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

Starting in 2020, trustees will meet on the third and fourth Thursdays each month. The start time will remain the same.

January’s meetings are scheduled for Jan. 16 and 23, according to LISD.

The board also set aside dates for potential future joint meetings with city officials within LISD. Those dates are Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 and 13.


The meeting change was explained to trustees by Superintendent Bruce Gearing at the Oct. 17 board meeting. According to Gearing, the first meeting, to be called “agenda review,” will center around discussion of—but not voting on—agenda items. The second meeting, which Gearing called the "formal meeting,” will be for decisions and votes.

Special called meetings will remain an option for taking action, Gearing said.

Trustees approved the 2020 schedule changes at the Nov. 7 meeting.
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By Brian Perdue

Brian Perdue is the editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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