The regular Board meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. only for the purpose of voting to close its meeting pursuant to state government under the Open Meetings Act (General Provisions Article 3-305 (1) (9)) for the following reasons: (1) to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals; and (9) to conduct collective bargaining negotiations or consider matters that relate to the negotiations and to perform an administrative function.
The public portion of the meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. when the Board reconvenes in public session.
Regarding Public Comment: To ensure the opportunity for public input, the Board will accept written public comment via email sent to [email protected]. Emails must be received no later than noon on the day of the Board meeting, and must clearly state in the subject line or body of the email “For Public Comment.” Emails will be provided to Board members prior to the start of the meeting, and the content will be read aloud by a staff member during the Board meeting. The Board will also accept public comment in person during the Public Comment portion of the agenda. Comments must follow the prescribed protocol for public comment.