Typically non-agenda comments are allowed at the end of the session.
So far in the past 6 months I have witnessed the committees attempt to skip public comment, allow non-agenda comments, and now refuse to allow public comment.
What are the rules exactly? The rule is our feedback is not welcome by the 8 elected board members present and our new Superintendent.
In the past week I have heard from countless families struggling to navigate the district mandated mask “exception” process. That process was approved at the 8/16 Education Committee and therefore included in tonight’s agenda as the very first item listed is “Approval of the Education Committee Meeting Minutes – August 16, 2021”.
Here is the public statement I was prohibited from making:
And here is how tonight went down: