The Chair of the Board of Education is calling a special meeting of the Board of Education to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, and will be conducted by video-teleconference.
Any and all matters incidental to and supplementary of the foregoing may also be taken up, considered and acted upon at the meeting. Portions of the meeting will be closed to the public as provided for under KRS 61.810(1)(k) of the Open Meetings Act and KRS 156.557(6)(c).
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 (email@example.com) for dissemination purposes prior to the meeting. Public remarks will be shared with each Board member and recorded in the Official Minutes.