School Board meets June 22 online

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School board meets June 22 online
Online board meeting

The Olympia School District Board of Directors will hold a regular Board Meeting online at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020.

 

View the meeting agenda

 

In light of the COVID-19 situation and social distancing, the Board will be conducting the meeting online using Zoom video/phone conferencing.

How to Join the Meeting

 

To join the board meeting by video or phone conferencing, please see your options below:

VIDEO OPTION:
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://osd111.zoom.us/j/98543847008

MOBILE OPTION:
US: +12532158782,,98543847008# or +13462487799,,98543847008#

PHONE OPTION (Landline):
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 985 4384 7008
International numbers available: https://osd111.zoom.us/u/abaqYyIyZU

Public Comment (updated June 19, 2020)

 

Live public comment will resume for OSD Regular Board Meetings starting at the June 22, 2020 meeting, with comment being provided remotely during the meeting through Zoom Webinar or teleconference. The process for signing up to provide public comment is described below.

The Olympia School District Board of Directors welcomes your interest in our school district, invites members of the public to the regular meetings of the Board, and dedicates time at these meetings to hear from the public on agenda items and other issues of concern.

It is important for all community members to feel welcome and safe in the Board’s business meetings. Audience members will be expected to treat all attendees with respect and civility, just as Olympia School District expects of students in our schools. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) conditions apply.

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Sign-Up period is on the day of the Regular Board Meeting, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. To sign up for public comment, members of the public should do one (1) of the following:

 

 

When signing up or calling, please provide the following information for comment:

1. Full legal name;

2. Contact information

 

  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Mailing/Residential Address *Optional

 

3. The topic you would like to address.

 

4. Participation by videoconferencing or teleconferencing the following
is needed:

 

  • Videoconferencing - Screen Name as it appears in Zoom
  • Teleconferencing - Phone Number as it appears in Zoom

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PROCESS:
To review the Public Comment Process please visit, OSD Board Policy 1430.

View Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The School Board Office will take sign-ups for the public comment list from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the day of the Board Meeting. If you miss the opportunity to sign up, public comments are also accepted by email. Send to: public-comment@osd.wednet.edu.

The final list of public comment participants will be posted with the meeting agenda by 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting in BoardDocs.

Each speaker on the public comment list will have up to three (3) minutes to speak.
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Please Note: Only the person who will be providing a comment may request a spot, you cannot request a speaking spot for someone else. Additionally, if complete information is not provided, you will not be included on the list. The School Board Office will not follow-up to obtain correct information or tell you where you are on the list.

To request disability accommodations, please call the Clerk of the Board (360) 596-6114. Persons with speech or hearing disabilities may call via Washington Relay: 711 or 800-833-6388.

GENERAL RULES
Public Comment at Regular Board Meetings is governed by Audience Participation Board Policy 1430.

Citizens may also contact the five board members via their OSD email, or by phone. View a list of Board member contact information

If a citizen has a question about a school-specific issue, staff member or student, it is appropriate to begin that dialogue at the school or district office level with the principal or district leader. Contact information for all schools and district departments is posted on this school district website. If a citizen continues to have a concern, they are encouraged to contact the Superintendent's office at 360-596-6117.

Written comments may also be submitted to the Board at any time by email to:
public-comment@osd.wednet.edu, or by mail to Olympia School District, Attention: Board of Directors, 111 Bethel St. NE; Olympia, WA 98506. The Superintendent's Office can be reached by phone at (360) 596-6117.

View the meeting agenda