2020 School Board Meetings

THE SCHOOL BOARD OF OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA conducts regular meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:00 P.M., at the School Board’s Central Administrative Complex, 202 Hwy. 85 North, Niceville, Florida in the Training Room.

The Board conducts Workshop meetings at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday preceding the second Monday and fourth Monday of each month at the School Board’s Central Administrative Complex, 202 Hwy. 85 North, Niceville, Florida in the Training Room. The Workshops and Meetings of the Okaloosa County School Board are open to the press and public.


PUBLIC NOTICE

In consideration of the current health, safety and wellness concerns for our community and in accordance with the various emergency executive and administrative orders entered by federal, state and local governmental authorities, including, but not limited to, Executive Order Numbers 20-52, 20-112 and 20-114 entered by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, in order to continue to perform essential functions in a manner consistent with law and board policy and to continue to provide governmental transparency as well as reasonable opportunities for the public to access and participate in the decision-making process, the School Board will modify its meeting procedures and public participation process at its regularly scheduled Board meetings as follows:

  1. Meeting schedule: The next regular School Board meeting remains scheduled for July 13, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Administrative Complex, Training Room, located at 202 Highway 85 North, Niceville, Florida. The general subject matter or matters to be considered at this School Board meeting includes all business as indicated on the School Board meeting Agenda published on July 6, 2020, on the Okaloosa County School District website at http://www.okaloosaschools.com/district/sb/meetings/2020. and any other business that may properly come before the School Board.
     
  2. Meeting Procedures and Access Points: Information regarding the opportunity for the public to view and participate in the meeting is as follows:
     
    1. Internet Access to Agenda and Video Live-Stream of Board Meeting: School Board Agendas are published seven (7) days prior to meeting at http://www.okaloosaschools.com/district/sb/meetings/2020. At 6:00 p.m. on the date of the School Board meeting, the meeting will be video live-streamed on the School District website at http://www.okaloosaschools.com/district/sb/meetings/2020.
       
    2. Access Point for Telephonic Participation: In order to facilitate participation by individuals who are subject to quarantine or self-isolation measures, members of the public may participate telephonically through the School Board meeting call system telephone lines which will be made available beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the School Board meeting for members of the public to call into the meeting during the public comment portion of the meeting and during any public hearing portion of the meeting. The telephone number for such participation is 850.833.3100 and specific instructions regarding the participation process shall be provided to each caller. If you are calling into the meeting to make public comment, please be patient as there may be a wait time while being transferred into the meeting.
       
    3. Access Point for Live Participation: A live audio/video stream of the meeting will be broadcast on-site where members of the public may view/hear School Board deliberations in a designated area which can accommodate appropriate social distancing in the Central Administrative Complex, located at 202 Highway 85 North, Niceville, Florida. Individuals may address the School Board during the appropriate portions of the Agenda according to procedures that observe appropriate social distancing guidelines as provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

ALL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CIVILITY AND LENGTH OF STATEMENTS AND PUBLIC COMMENT SEGMENTS.

Any interested party who decides to appeal any decision made by the Okaloosa County School Board with respect to any matter considered during this meeting, will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. This notice does not constitute consent by the School Board for the introduction or admission of otherwise inadmissible or irrelevant evidence, nor does it authorize challenges or appeals not otherwise allowed by law.

For further information regarding the technology systems or process for this meeting, please contact Jan Crawford at crawfordj@okaloosaschools.com or 850.833.5895.

Any person requiring special accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the Superintendent at 850.689.7185, not later than three (3) days prior to the meeting.

BY: Marcus D. Chambers, Superintendent and Corporate Secretary


All Okaloosa County School District Board Meetings and Workshops are now being live-streamed on YouTube.  [Watch here!]

2020 Agendas/Minutes/Videos

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