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Board of Education Meeting Notice and Information, 7/20/20

July 16, 2020

The Board of Education, Springfield School District No. 186, will convene the Executive Session portion of the regular Board Meeting of Monday, July 20, 2020, at 5:30 p.m., in the Board Room of the Administrative Center, 1900 W. Monroe Street, as is presently scheduled. The public portion of the meeting is to begin at 6:00 p.m., also as presently scheduled.

Additionally, until further notice, Board of Education meetings will be held virtually through a Zoom webinar format, in an effort to adhere to State recommendations related to social distancing and gathering sizes. Board Members will participate remotely.

The meetings will be available for public viewing through a live stream on YouTube at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/SPSchannel22. Members of the public that are not interested in addressing the Board are encouraged to view the meeting through the YouTube live stream. A recording of each virtual meeting will also be posted on YouTube, as is the case with meetings currently.

The Board Room of 1900 W. Monroe Street will be open during the meeting. However, no more than 10 people shall be allowed into the Board Room during the meeting and social distancing rules shall be strictly enforced. Priority for in-person meeting attendance will be given to those without home internet service or a smartphone which would allow for viewing the live stream.

Individuals interested in addressing the Board have the following options:

  • Register as a participant for the meeting webinar. A link to register as a participant for each meeting will be posted on the District website when the meeting agenda is posted.
  • Call in by phone, please contact Julie Hammers at the number listed above by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting to utilize this option.
  • In person participation in the Board Room of 1900 West Monroe Street
  • Or by emailing comments to boe@sps186.org, which will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

The link to register to speak during the July 20, 2020 meeting is https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YEKNPUhxQICRBBN232a8bQ. This link will be open for registration through the end of the meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For further information, contact Julie Hammers, Board Secretary, 217-525-4406 or jhammers@sps186.org.