Additional Information on March 25,2020 Board Meeting

Consistent with the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (and any subsequently issued guidance), this page will be used to provide up-to-date information regarding telephonic/electronic participation at the BOE’s March 25, 2020 meeting.

March 20, 2020 Update:

On March 19, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order (N-33-20) requesting Californians stay at home and heed the state public health directives from the Department of Public Health.

Out of concern for the health and safety of our community, we strongly encourage public participation through teleconference or by viewing our webcast, as described below.

March 18, 2020 Update:

Meeting Participation

At this time, the March 25, 2020, 10:00 a.m. meeting will be open to the public for individuals who wish to attend or provide public comment. Our Members will be appearing telephonically, but staff will be present to help facilitate the meeting.

As we realize travel and public events are discouraged at this time, here are the ways in which the public can participate in this meeting:

Internet: As usual, you may view the March 25, 2020 meeting live via our webcast by using the homepage link "Watch Meetings Live".

Phone: If you would like to participate telephonically in the March 25, 2020 meeting at 10:00 a.m., we have set up a telephone conference line for public participation in the meeting.

Public Teleconference Information

On March 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. please call the following number to join the meeting:
USA Toll Free: 888-822-7517
Or
USA Caller Paid/International Toll: 713-353-0212

When prompted, enter the participant access code: 4803893, followed by the # sign.

Meeting Public Comment Procedure

If you would like to provide a public comment for an item on the BOE’s March 25, 2020 meeting, we are providing the following information to facilitate public participation:

Individuals who wish to make a public comment, please email BOE’s Board Proceedings Division staff member Indhu Srinivasan at Indhubala.Srinivasan@boe.ca.gov. Please provide the following information:

  • Your name (optional)
  • Identify which agenda item you wish to comment on
  • Summarize the nature of your comment

On the day of the meeting, we will call the name of the individual who has requested to speak on the item and invite them to give their comment.

If there are technical difficulties, or if you are in need of accommodation, we will make every attempt to read submitted comments into the record at appropriate times.

Concerns

We will make every effort to ensure everyone who wishes to participate in this meeting is able to do so. Please contact us if you have any concerns or require special assistance.

The hearing location is accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact Rose Smith at (916) 323-9656, or email Rose.Smith@boe.ca.gov if you require special assistance.

If you have questions about how to participate telephonically, please contact Indhu Srinivasan at (916) 324-1163 or email Indhubala.Srinivasan@boe.ca.gov.