Meetings of the Board of Education will follow a standard agenda. Items not placed on the agenda may be considered at the meeting upon agreement of the members of the board present. To place an item on the agenda, the following procedures should be used.
The applicant should file a written request with the Superintendent’s office at least ten days prior to the scheduled meeting. The request should include the name, address and telephone number of the person or persons making the request; a statement describing the action the applicant wishes the Board to take and background information outlining the reasons for the request.
The Board of Education desires public participation at its meetings, but at the same time has the responsibility for conducting its business in an orderly fashion. Residents are encouraged to contact board members prior to the start of the meeting if they want to comment on agenda items.
The meeting of the Board of Education is a public meeting. However, it is not a meeting of the public, it is a meeting of the Board. Therefore, members of the audience are encouraged to be heard prior to Board discussion on an agenda item. A special time slot will be placed on the regular agenda for members of the audience. This will allow members of the audience time to comment prior to the Board making a decision. Therefore members of the audience generally will not be allowed to comment at other times during the