The Chair of the Board of Education is calling a special meeting of the Board of Education to be held on Tuesday, October 202020, which will be conducted by video-teleconference.

The agenda is as follows:

6:00 p.m. Special Meeting-Executive Session: The purpose of this meeting is for discussion of and possible action on proposed litigation.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Enter into Executive Session per KRS 61.810(1)(c)
  3. Adjourn from Executive Session and Return to Open Session
  4. Possible Consideration of a Motion on Proposed Litigation

6:30 p.m. Special Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to consider an action item regarding a new elementary school and discuss plans for a return to in-person school.

  1. Recommendation for Approval of Project, BG-1 Form, and Purchase of Land for the New Elementary School – West Broadway Corridor
  2. A New Way Forward: Back to School Plans
  3. Adjournment

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)(c) of the Open Meetings Act.

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.”