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Don’t vote to accept, adopt, approve or receive reports

By Ann Macfarlane / February 11, 2022 /
Close-up of a typewriter with a piece of paper showing the text "Financial Report" being typed, reminiscent of reports in Robert's Rules.

Updated November 20, 2022 Boards and councils often fail to process reports correctly. When an officer or a committee submits a written report, the board usually should NOT vote to accept, adopt, approve, or receive it. Instead, the report is noted as received for filing. No action is necessary. The minutes simply state: Last month’s…

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