Notice of Logistics for Dec. 14 Board Meeting

Notice of Logistics for Dec. 14 Lakota Board of Education Meeting
Posted on 12/14/2020
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Due to the current rise in COVID-19, the Lakota Local School District is pausing its in-person public participation during its Board of Education meetings. Notice is hereby given that the Lakota Board of Education, Butler County, will meet in person at its normal meeting location, Plains Jr. School, 5500 Princeton Rd, Liberty Township, Ohio on December 14, 2020, with the public participating virtually. 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 is posted on-line at the following link https://www.boarddocs.com/oh/lakota/Board.nsf/Public. Members of the public are encouraged to use one of two ways to address the Board of Education through the public comment sections of our agenda. 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.

The swearing in ceremony for Senator-Elect George Lang will be held prior to the official business of the Board of Education and will be streamed live at 6:15 p.m.at the same link for the Board of Education meeting.

Jenni L. Logan Treasurer/CFO