The Chair of the Board of Education is calling two special meetings of the Board of Education to be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, which will be conducted by video-teleconference.

6:00 p.m. Executive Session: The purpose of this meeting is for Board members to have discussions relating to pending and proposed litigation as permitted by KRS 61.810(1)(c) of the Kentucky Open Meetings Act. Portions of the meeting will be closed to the public as provided for under KRS 61.810(1)(c). The agenda is as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Enter Closed Session Pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(c)
  3. Adjourn Closed Session
  4. Adjournment

6:30 p.m. Special Business Meeting: This meeting will take the place of the Regular Business Meeting that was scheduled for 7 p.m. on August 18, 2020. 

Any and all matters incidental to and supplementary of the foregoing may also be taken up, considered and acted upon at the meeting.

In light of the Governor having declared a state of emergency within the Commonwealth on March 6, 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and in compliance with guidance issued by the Executive Branch on March 12 and 16, 2020, regarding the conduct of meetings of state boards and commissions during the emergency period, this meeting will be conducted by video-teleconference and available for live public viewing at the following link: JCBE MEETING VIDEO

The guidance from the Executive Branch provides that all Kentucky Boards and Commissions take proper health precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and accordingly, with respect to the public attendance at meetings of said bodies, states “members of the public will only be able to view video-teleconferenced meetings remotely.”

Members of the public will have the opportunity to voice opinions or express concerns by submitting remarks via email. Remarks should be limited to 500 words or less and sent to the Assistant Secretary to the Board (angela.gilpin@jefferson.kyschools.us) for dissemination purposes prior to the meeting. Public remarks will be shared with each Board member and recorded in the Official Minutes.