Notice of Special Meeting: Lakota School District

Notice of Special Board of Education Meeting: Lakota School District
Posted on 07/29/2020
Notice is hereby given that the Lakota Board of Education, Butler County, will hold a special meeting on Friday, July 31, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing and approving the re-opening plans for the 2020-21 school year. 

As we begin our transition to in-person Board of Education meetings again, notice is hereby given that the Lakota Board of Education, Butler County, will hold this meeting at its normal meeting location, Plains Jr. School, 5500 Princeton Rd, Liberty Township, Ohio, with the public continuing to participate virtually. 

To continue to preserve social-distancing standards to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we will continue the public the ability to view and participate in the meeting via the live video conferencing at the following link https://lakotaonline.zoom.us/j/99058236291?pwd=UkUxenB2eW01cWsyOEZlTmhHa3FVUT09 .

The agenda will be posted online at the following link https://www.boarddocs.com/oh/lakota/Board.nsf/Public.

We welcome comments and questions at Board Meetings during our public participation section of the agenda. Public participants must be residents of the District or Lakota staff, and have a legitimate interest in the action of the Board. Public comment is limited to three minutes.

Community members who wish to participate in the public comment section of our agenda may do so by one of two ways. The first is by submitting comments in writing to
publiccomment@lakotaonline.com no later than 4:00 p.m. on the day of the Board meeting.

The following information must be in your email when submitting comments:
1. Emails must be marked, “Public Comment for Board Meeting”
2. First and last name
3. Address
4. Email and phone number
Important:
§ Comments received by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on the day of the Board meeting will be read into the record during one of the public comment sections of the meeting.
§ Comments received after the deadline will not be read into the record during the meeting.
§ Comments received that relate to an item on the agenda will be read during the first opportunity for public comment during the meeting.
§ Comments received for subjects that do not relate to an item on the agenda will be read during the second and final opportunity for public comment during the meeting.
§ The reading of all comments will adhere to Board policy and will stop when three (3) minutes are exceeded.
§ The Board expects that all comments will be submitted with the decorum and respect appropriate to the conduct of public business.
§ Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals and specific student disciplinary matters will not be read into the record.
§ Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel will not be read into the record.
§ All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the District.
§ Please be reminded that written comments submitted are considered public record and, as such, are subject to the Ohio Open Records Law.

The second option is by utilizing the option of "raise hand" during the meeting. If a community member chooses this option they will be unmuted and afforded three (3) minutes for comments.