Board of Education Regular Meeting – August 5 at 6:00 p.m.

on July 29, 2020

A Regular Meeting of the Monroe-Woodbury Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the High School Auditorium with masks and social distancing required.

Important note: Due to social distancing mandates and limited space, anyone wishing to attend the Board Meeting in person please contact Donna Vitucci, district clerk, at [email protected] or call 845-460-6200, ext. 6203 in advance of the meeting. All attendees must complete the Daily Covid Screening which is located on the district homepage in QuickLinks below the INSPIRE 20-21 logo. The Form generates a screen that you will be required to present at the High School Security Desk for admittance to the meeting, so please keep it open on your phone. Attendees are asked to park in the Music Wing lot (right entrance when facing building) and enter through the side door.

The meeting will also be live streamed beginning at 6:00 p.m. using this link on the district’s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/d2ThPTg4i8Q If you open the link prior to 6:00 p.m., you may need to refresh the page once the live feed begins. Closed captioning of the meeting is available in real time by clicking the CC on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

The agenda includes a period of public comment which may be offered in-person or online using the Public Comment Form.

Please check the district’s BoardDocs site for the complete Agenda prior to the meeting.

Public Comments for meetings

In person Public Comments may be submitted to the district clerk until one half hour prior to the start of the Board meeting using a form found on the podium at the front of the meeting room.

Online Public Comments may be submitted until one half hour prior to the start of the Board meeting. Submitted online comments will be read by the District Clerk. The criteria for online comments are the same as an in person meeting.

Public Comment Guidelines, per BOE policy, are as follows:

  • Public comments should be related to agenda items.
  • Under normal circumstances, speakers would be allotted three minutes per comment. This equates to approximately 450 words in writing.
  • The total public comment period is limited to 30 minutes.
  • Please limit comments to one representative per organization or group.
  • Although the Board of Education welcomes comments about programs offered by the District and the efforts of its staff, the discussion of matters relating to specific individuals is expressly prohibited.
  • Please be aware that Board members and the Superintendent typically do not respond to statements at the Board meeting. Responses to questions or concerns are provided at the subsequent Board meeting.
  • To allow time to prepare comments, this form must be submitted no later than 30 minutes before the Board Meeting.

2020 Public Comment for Board of Education Meeting