Board Meeting Information
Regular meetings of the Board of Education are held on the first and third Monday of each month in the Board Room of the administrative offices located at 1900 West Monroe Street. The Board meets in closed executive session beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the public session beginning at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise publicly noticed.
All meetings of the Board are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Additionally, regular meetings are available for public viewing on the SPSchannel22 page of Youtube, as well as televised live on Comcast/Xfinity Channel 22 on the evening of the meeting and re-broadcast on:
Wed: 6:00a.m., 7:00p.m. and 10:00p.m.
Fri: 7:00p.m. and 10:00p.m.
Sat and Sun: 10:00p.m.
Addressing the Board
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - TAKEN FROM BOARD POLICY 270.19
The order of business of any of the regular or adjourned meetings of the Board of Education shall include an opportunity for an individual or group representative to address the Board. Citizens may address the Board on either agenda or non-agenda items related to District matters during the Public Comments portion of the Board agenda. At all other times during a board meeting, the audience shall not enter into discussion or debate on matters being considered by the Board, unless recognized by the presiding officer.
Persons who wish to participate in this portion of the meeting must fill out a Public Participation at Board Meetings Form and submit it to the presiding officer or designee before the meeting begins.
Upon being recognized to address the Board, please come to the speaker's podium and give your name, address, affiliation and topic along with any remedy sought. Speak directly into the microphone so your statement can be recorded.
The amount of time allotted for any presentation shall not exceed three (3) minutes. Delegations of more than three persons shall appoint one person to present their views before the Board. These requirements may be waived or altered by a vote of a majority of Board members present.
The attached excerpt of the June 3, 2013 executive session has been released in order to comply with the March 24, 2013 decision of the Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (PAC).