QUESTION: How do we add items to the agenda after it was posted?
ANSWER: Civil Code §4930(a) restricts boards from discussing or taking action on any item at a nonemergency meeting unless the item was placed on the agenda included in the notice given to the membership.
Agenda Exception. The statute provides an exception for emergencies. If an item came to the attention of the board after the agenda was distributed, and if a majority of the board present at the meeting determines that an emergency situation exists, it can be added to the agenda at the meeting.
Emergency Defined. An emergency is defined as "circumstances that could not have been reasonably foreseen by the board, that require immediate attention" and making it impracticable to provide notice. (Civ. Code §4930(d)(1).)
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