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Open Meetings Act - Open Meeting Records

Get answers to frequently asked questions about maintaining required records for open meetings of a school board in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA).

The Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA) requires a school board to either keep minutes or make a recording of its open meetings (Tex. Gov’t Code 551.021(a)). This article answers frequently asked questions regarding what minutes must contain, the posting of minutes or recordings on school district websites, and how long districts must retain the minutes or recordings.