Sugestions to Board Members,
At the beginning of the meeting, tell any of the public gathered that this is a Special-Called meeting and there won't be any public statement after the executive session. They are welcome to wait, but they should not expect a statement.
Set a deadline of 6:00PM for adjourning.
Show up with your written questions on 3x5 cards. Write your initials on the cards.
Appoint a time-keeper.
In Executive Session, take the first five minutes to group your questions and tape them to the wall.
Give the attorney 5-10 minutes (or less).
Then ask your questions. Limit the attorney to 60 seconds.
Wind up at 5:45PM and determine the next steps.
At 6:00PM (or earlier), return to open session, move to adjourn, and go home.