The Chair of the Board of Education is calling a special meeting of the Board of Education to be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the VanHoose Education Center, 3332 Newburg Road, Louisville, Kentucky.

The purpose of this special meeting is for Board members to hear public comments regarding implementing weapon detection systems in JCPS and then consider a motion to proceed with a model procurement process to identify a vendor for implementation of a weapon detection system in middle and high schools in the 2023-24 school year. Board members will also participate in facilitated discussions regarding Self-Evaluation Goals and the Tentative Budget for fiscal year 2023-2024, and then consider Consent Agenda Items. 

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

This meeting will be conducted via video-teleconference pursuant to KRS 61.823 and KRS 61.826. The primary location for this meeting and where all members can be seen and heard by the public will be Stewart Auditorium, VanHoose Education Center. Members are permitted to attend in-person or via video-teleconference pursuant to KRS 61.826. Members of the public may attend in-person or watch the live-stream of the meeting via the following link: JCBE MEETING VIDEO.