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Series 1000 - Community Relations

1120 - 1. Communication with the Public - A. Media Communication - (5.) Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings
Posted 04/01/2013 09:00AM

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Series 1000 – Community Relations

1. Communication with the Public

A. Media Communication

(5.) Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings

The regular and special meetings of the Board of Education are open to the public and representatives of the press except that a part of any meeting may be designated an executive session as provided by law. (See 9322 for details)

The Board of Education welcomes participation of interested organizations and individuals.  Advance announcement of all regular and special meetings of the Board of Education is made through the posting of the agenda and notices to newspapers and directly to citizens and community and professional organizations who specifically request such notification.  A reasonable charge may be made for those persons or organizations requesting advance announcements of meetings and agenda backup materials.

Legal Reference:

Connecticut General Statutes
1-21  Meetings of government agencies to be public.
1-21a  Broadcasting or photographing meetings.
1-21b  Smoking in public meetings in rooms of public building prohibited.
1-21c  Mailing of notice of meetings to persons filing written request.  Fees.
1-21f  Regular meetings to be held pursuant to regulation, ordinance or resolution.
1-21h  Conduct of meetings.
1-21i  Denial of access to public records or meetings.
10-238  Petition for hearing by board of education.

 

Policy Adopted: October 6, 1998 SUFFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Policy Revised: May 16, 2006 Suffield, Connecticut

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