In the agenda for the November 16th school board meeting there is a line item:
First Reading: Board Policy 903 – Public Participation in Board Meetings, Revised
The revisions shown below change what members of the public must do to address the school board. The revisions are shown with a line through the words being removed and the proposed language shown in red:
There is no explanation of the reason for the proposed changes.
References to an attached form that must be filled out did not have any link or pointers to the form and after searching through the backup documents and policy manual, no form was found.
It is expected the board will have an explanation of the reasons for the changes.
Anyone with comments or questions should be sure to attend the board meeting scheduled to begin at 7PM.
Policy 903 in current and proposed forms:
Current school board policy on public participation Policy 903
Proposed changes to policy on public participation Policy 903
Policy 906 referred to in the above changes:
Public complaint procedures Policy 906
Complete policy manual:
NE School Board Policy Manual