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BE4 - Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings - August 2010 Revision

The Board of Education shall provide an opportunity for members of the public to comment regarding their concerns, complaints, or commendations during a public forum at regular meetings of the Board of Education.  Individuals requesting to speak at a regular meeting shall provide written notification of the request prior to the start time of public forum and subsequently be recognized by the Board of Education secretary.

The presiding Board of Education member may permit public forum at special or committee meetings.  Individuals requesting to speak at a special or committee meeting shall provide written notification of the request prior to the start time of public forum and subsequently be recognized by the presiding Board of Education member.

Personal attacks upon Board of Education members, district personnel, or other persons in attendance or absent by individuals who address the Board of Education shall be prohibited and may be justification for removal from the meeting. 

The process, guidelines and follow up for public comment shall be set forth further in board and/or administrative procedural directive.

Board of Education Position:

  • Policy and Instruction Committee Chair

Administrative Position:

  • Board of Education Services Office Executive Director

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §10-15-1 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • BE – Board of Education Meetings

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: BEDH, KEB

Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Reviewed: April 2001
Revised: November 2005
Reviewed: February 1, 2007
Revised: February 7, 2007
Reviewed: August 9, 2010
Revised: August 18, 2010

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