to Publicly Address the Board of Education
Board of Education has set aside an opportunity
for members of the community to share comments
or ask questions at Board of Education meetings.
The information below is provided to answers your
may speak to the Board of Education?
of the district may speak at Board meetings. Non-residents
may address the Board with their consent.
is the procedure?
you are speaking on an agenda item, fill out a
green card, indicating your area of concern and
the agenda item. You must submit the card
to the District Clerk, prior to the item being
discussed by the Board. The Board president
will recognize you when they reach the item on
you are addressing a concern that is not on the
agenda, fill out a yellow card. List your topic
on the back of the card and submit it to the District
Clerk prior to Citizens Speak. If you have completed
a yellow card at a prior meeting, you will find
it at the table outside the Board Room and may
simply list your new topic on the back.
there a limit on how long I may speak?
Limit your comments to a maximum of three minutes
due to the heavy schedule of the Board.
there any limitations on the topics I may address?
No one may initiate complaints or charges against
an individual employee of the district, or challenge
instructional materials used in our schools. You
will be interrupted if you use a student's name
or the name of any employee in your complaints.
we understand that some issues may be emotional,
defamatory or abusive remarks will not be tolerated.
I receive a response from the Board on my concern?
if a response is required, however, not at the
meeting. Your concern will be researched and you
will receive a response from the administration
or the Board.
can I find out what is on the agenda?
may register with the District Clerk to receive
an agenda by e-mail. They are also available at
the table outside the Board Room prior to the
you have additional questions, or wish to register
for agendas, contact District Clerk Lillian Pizzolo at
345-2795 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.