Board of School Directors 2020 Meeting Dates
- January 9, 2020
- February 13, 2020
- March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020 canceled
- April 29, 2020 (by live-streamed audio conference call and recorded)
May 14, 2020 canceled
- May 20, 2020 - COMMITTEE MEETING (by audio conference call and recorded)
- May 27, 2020 (by live-streamed audio and recorded)
- June 24, 2020 - COMMITTEE MEETING (by live-streamed audio and recorded)
- June 29, 2020 (by live-streamed audio and recorded)
- July 15, 2020 (in-person public participation AND recorded)
- July 22, 2020 - SPECIAL MEETING (by live-streamed audio and recorded)
- August 13, 2020
- September 10, 2020
- October 8, 2020
- November 12, 2020
- December 10, 2020 (Organization Meeting)
- December 17, 2020
Meetings are held in the Audion/Room 83 (Entrance 10) of the Freeport Area Senior High School. All Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors will commence at 7:30 p.m. The Board meets in committee on the Thursday prior to the regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 pm, except in January (no Committee meeting) and in May (Committee meeting will be held on May 6, 2020). All of the preceding meetings will be open meetings in conformance with Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Act. The Board reserves the right to change the time, cancel meetings, or schedule additional meetings as may be required.
Public Participation in School Board Meetings
The School Board recognizes the value to school governance of public comment on educational issues and the importance of involving members of the public in School Board meetings. In order to permit fair and orderly expression of such comment, the School Board will provide a period for public participation at every open meeting.
Questions on Agenda Items of School Board Meetings
Any taxpayer or resident of the Freeport Area School District may address issues which are on the School Board agenda. Under rules adopted by the School Board, each person must identify himself or herself and be a resident or taxpayer of the school district. No personal attacks on the character or reputation of employees, Directors, or Administrators will be tolerated.
Any person or group wishing to formally address the School Board shall file with the Superintendent a written request to be placed on the agenda. Specific information regarding the nature of the petition to the School Board shall include the following in the written request: name and address of the person making the request; organization, if any, or group, if any, represented; content of information to be presented, including a copy of written material to be handed out, if any; specific questions to be asked or specific action desired of the School Board; and any items which may be presented in the form of statements or charges that might be considered derogatory, or of another serious nature. The Superintendent shall respond in writing to any person or group making such a request, informing them as to the date of the meeting at which presentation may be made and the place assigned on the agenda.
In the event that an individual or a group of individuals refuse to abide by the rules and regulations of the School Board, the School Board shall have the right to terminate any further discussion at the discretion of the President or through action of the School Board.
Any person or representative of an organization or group who has not made prior arrangements may be heard at the discretion of the President of the School Board.
Comments by the Audience
Any member of the audience attending the School Board meeting who desires to comment to the School Board shall be given an opportunity to do so prior to adjournment of each meeting. Time for questions and answers will not exceed thirty (30) minutes at any School Board meeting.