Sign Up to Speak at a School Board Meeting

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the School Board is taking steps to protect the community, staff, and Board members. These include holding meetings virtually in order to comply with health guidelines on social gathering limits.

At this time, no in-person public comment will be allowed at Board Meetings, however limited Public Comment will be allowed using a call-in service.  The Public Comment Agenda Item will take place at the beginning of each Board Meeting. ALL public comment will be heard at that time on both Agenda and Non-Agenda items. 

    • Community members who wish to speak at the June 4 School Board meeting must sign up electronically using the form posted below.
    • Electronic Sign ups will be accepted until 4 PM on Tuesday, June 2.
    • Speakers will be registered to speak in the order their call is received, regardless of the topic they wish to speak on or when their speaker request was sent.
  • Once you have submitted a speaker form, you will receive a follow-up message with specific directions for calling in on June 4.

Speak at the June 4, 2020 School Board Meeting

Please select ONE agenda item to speak on, and fill out that field. Then provide your name, email and affiliation. You may provide your statement in hard copy or electronically to the School Board at school.board@apsva.us, so that the Board and staff may carefully review your comments. Upon submission of this form, the document is entered into the public record, and is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act.
  • On consent item:
  • On Monitoring item:
  • On Information/Action item:
  • On Information item:
  • Are you a student?

 


General Guidelines for Public Comment

  • View meeting agendas and items
  • The electronic speaker form is activated one week before the Board meeting, once the agenda is published.
  • Electronic forms are accepted until 4 PM 2 business days before the meeting.
  • Speakers have up to two (2) minutes to speak on agenda or non-agenda items.
  • The time allowed per speaker may be reduced by the Chair if circumstances warrant.
  • Speaker time may be limited to 30 minutes for each agenda item.
  • Please review the adopted School Board Guidelines for Public Comment to help prepare to speak at a School Board meeting.