Public Participation in Board MeetingsMembers of the public may address the Board on any agenda item by completing a speaker slip, available at all Board of Education meetings. All speaker slips must be submitted to the Clerk of the Board before the agenda item comes up. Members of the public may address the Board on non-agenda items under agenda item 4.2 - Public Comments. Speaker slips for non-agenda items must be completed and submitted to the Clerk of the Board before item 4.2 is reached during the meeting.
Speaking time for public comments is limited to two minutes per speaker and a maximum of thirty minutes for non-agenda (4.2) items unless waived by the Board president. Speakers may only speak on one topic under Item 4.2 and may not defer their speaking time to another individual. Speaking time for agenda items is limited to two minutes per speaker and a maximum of twelve minutes per item.
If there are concerns regarding specific individuals, it is preferred that the speaker refrain from naming them publicly to respect their privacy.
The Board will accept and review any written materials that would provide more specific information.
The Brown Act does not permit Board action or extended discussion of any item not on the agenda, but concerns will be referred to staff.