Community and Governmental Relations Policy

Lone Star College System District
Board Policy Manual

Fourth Edition

Table of Contents: Section II - Community and Governmental Relations

II.A. PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAM

II.A.1. Public Information Act

  • II.A.1.01 Public Information
  • II.A.1.02 Employee/Officer Personal Information
  • II.A.1.03 Peace Officer/Security Officers
  • II.A.1.04 Information Excepted from Disclosure
  • II.A.1.05 Voluntary Disclosure
  • II.A.1.06 Officer of Public Information
  • II.A.1.07 Access to Public Information
  • II.A.1.08 Examination
  • II.A.1.09 Providing Suitable Copy
  • II.A.1.10 Specific Medium
  • II.A.1.11 Requests Requiring Programming or Manipulation
  • II.A.1.12 Response Time When Programming or Manipulation Required
  • II.A.1.13 Further Action
  • II.A.1.14 Processing Requests
  • II.A.1.15 Repetitious or Redundant Requests
  • II.A.1.16 Attorney General Decisions
  • II.A.1.17 Additional Information
  • II.A.1.18 Special Interests
  • II.A.1.19 Cost of Copies
  • II.A.1.20 Exemptions
  • II.A.1.21 Destruction of Records
  • II.A.1.22 Exceptions to Destruction Policy
  • II.A.1.23 Preservation of Records
  • II.A.1.24 Filing Suit to Withhold Information

II.A.2. Public's Right to Know

  • II.A.2.01 Application for Documents
  • II.A.2.02 Documents Unavailable
  • II.A.2.03 Creation of New Information
  • II.A.2.04 Designated Inspection Area
  • II.A.2.05 Copy Limit
  • II.A.2.06 Inspection Hours
  • II.A.2.07 Request for Information at Public Meeting

II.A.3. Students' Right to Know

  • II.A.3.01 Graduation Rates
  • II.A.3.02 Crime Statistics
  • II.A.3.03 Reports

II.B. PUBLIC COMPLAINTS AND HEARINGS

II.B.1. Public Complaints

  • II.B.1.01 Exceptions
  • II.B.1.02 Procedure
  • II.B.1.03 Closed Sessions

II.C. RELATIONS WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

II.C.1. Relations with Community Organizations

  • II.C.1.01 Policy

II.D. STUDENT AND COMMUNITY USE OF SYSTEM FACILITIES

II.D.1. Student and Community Use of System Facilities

  • II.D.1.01 Fees for Use
  • II.D.1.02 Facilities as Polling Places
  • II.D.1.03 Political Party Conventions
  • II.D.1.04 Use of Facilities and Services
  • II.D.1.05 Prohibited Use of System Facilities
  • II.D.1.06 Serving Alcohol in System Facilities
  • II.D.1.07 Facility Use Fees
  • II.D.1.08 Facilities Use Agreement
  • II.D.1.09 Use of College or System Space for Speech Activity
  • II.D.1.10 Definitions
  • II.D.1.11 Respect and Conduct for Free Expressions and Speech Activities
  • II.D.1.12 No Obstructions

II.D.2. Minors on System Property

  • II.D.2.01 Minors on System Property
  • II.D.2.02 Children of System Employees, Students, and Visitors
  • II.D.2.03 Additional Guidelines for Children of System Employees
  • II.D.2.04 Additional Guidelines for Children of System Students
  • II.D.2.05 Harris County Public Libraries
  • II.D.2.06 Conduct of Minors

II.E. CONDUCT ON SYSTEM PREMISES

II.E.1. Prohibited Conduct

  • II.E.1.01 Trespass and Damages
  • II.E.1.02 Disruption of Lawful Assembly
  • II.E.1.03 Entering or Remaining on Campus After Withdrawal of Consent

II.F. WEAPONS ON PREMISES

II.F.1. Policy

  • II.F.1.01 Firearms/Weapons - Illegal
  • II.F.1.02 Firearms/Weapons - Prohibited
  • II.F.1.03 Firearms at System Meetings
  • II.F.1.04 Criminal Trespass
  • II.F.1.05 Prohibition of Concealed Weapons
  • II.F.1.06 System Firearms Policy

II.G. USE OF SYSTEM COMPUTERS

II.G.1. Use of System Computers

  • II.G.1.01 Policy
  • II.G.1.02 System Property
  • II.G.1.03 Public Access Computer Terminals
  • II.G.1.04 E-Mail Privileges
  • II.G.1.05 Confidentiality
  • II.G.1.06 Records
  • II.G.1.07 Prohibited Use
  • II.G.1.08 Overloading of Computing Resources
  • II.G.1.09 Procedure

II.H. RELATIONSHIPS WITH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES ANDAUTHORITIES

II.H.1. Inter-local Cooperation Contracts

  • II.H.1.01 Purpose
  • II.H.1.02 Payment
  • II.H.1.03 Cooperation with Federal, State and Local Governmental Authorities
  • II.H.1.04 Assurances

II.I. RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER ENTITIES

II.I.1. Relationships with Schools

  • II.I.1.01 College Courses in School System Facilities
  • II.I.1.02 Reports of Academic Achievement

II.I.2. Relationships with Colleges and Universities

  • II.I.2.01 Policy
  • II.I.2.02 Partnerships
  • II.I.2.03 International Affiliations

II.I.3. Relationships with Accreditation Agencies

  • II.I.3.01 Relationships with Educational Accreditation Agencies

II.J. ACCESS TO PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

II.J.1. Individuals with Disabilities

  • II.J.1.01 System Policy
  • II.J.1.02 Definition
  • II.J.1.03 Reasonable Accommodations
  • II.J.1.04 Communications
  • II.J.1.05 Auxiliary Aids and Services
  • II.J.1.06 Definition
  • II.J.1.07 Limits of System Action
  • II.J.108 Notice
  • II.J.1.09 Compliance Coordinator

II.K. MEDIA RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

II.K.1. Media Relations and Communications

  • II.K.1.01 Media Relations Representatives
  • II.K.1.02 Approval Requirement
  • II.K.1.03 Communication Plan
  • II.K.1.04 Communication with Media by System Personnel

II.L. ADVERTISING AND BRANDING

II.L.1. Approval of Advertising

  • II.L.1.01 Authorized Persons Advertising
  • II.L.1.02 Authority Identity and Branding Elements
  • II.L.1.03 Authority Creation of Branding Elements
  • II.L.1.04 System Providing Advertising Media or Venues

II.M. RESTRICTION ON POLITICAL ACTIVITY

II.M.1. Employee Participation in Political Activity

  • II.M.1.01 Participation in Partisan Politics
  • II.M.1.02 Use of System Resources
  • II.M.1.03 Candidacy for Elective Office
  • II.M.1.04 Information Resource
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