NOTICE: Information for Virtual Board Meetings/Workshops
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20, which temporarily suspends provisions of the Brown Act relating to public meetings. As such, Elk Grove Unified School District Board members will be conducting this open session board meeting via Zoom video/teleconferencing. The Zoom link to observe the meeting will be posted below prior to the Zoom Board meeting.
Zoom Online Meeting Platform
Zoom is an online meeting platform that will be used by the Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education during the current State social distancing and shelter at home order. Those who wish to view the meeting will need an internet connection and device. Zoom is compatible with Windows and Apple computers, along with iPhones, iPads, Chromebooks and Android devices. The device must have working speakers to hear the meeting.
Please note: If Zoom is not currently installed on a computer or device, Zoom will ask to download a small app to the computer or device. Please accept the install to continue to the Zoom meeting. Zoom will only need to install the app the first time a computer or device is used with Zoom. Mobile device users can install the Zoom app prior to a meeting by visiting their app store. ZOOM Cloud Meetings is the name of the app.
Board Meeting Agenda
May 11, 2021 Board Workshop/Special Board Meeting Agenda
For Public Comments: Complete and submit your electronic public comments through the Google Speaker’s Card Form linked below.
Public Comment on Items on the Agenda
NOTICE: If you wish to address the Board on an item on the Special Board Meeting agenda, the public comment form must be submitted prior to 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2021. Please be sure to complete the form indicating the item you wish to address and whether it will be read by a staff member or if you would like to speak live via Zoom during public comment on May 11, 2021. Individuals with comments on general school district issues may address those at a regularly scheduled meeting. The total amount of time allocated to present electronic speaker cards to the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for public comment on an item. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board of Trustees.
Public comment will be conducted live using the Zoom platform or submission through this Google Form. For live public comment, you must be online and prepared to speak when your name is called upon. Your name will be called during the applicable agenda item, and in the Zoom session, a pop-up will open, asking you to unmute your microphone. You MUST be using the latest version of Zoom to make your public comment. Go to the Zoom website to make sure you are on version 5.5.4 or higher. https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting
Virtual EGUSD Board participants are limited to 3000 people due to capacity constraints within Zoom. The Zoom meeting will be recorded (video and audio) and will be made available on the Elk Grove Unified School District’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/elkgroveunified
The Elk Grove Unified School District and its Board of Education are not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced by the viewer, nor is it responsible for any technical difficulties experienced in making or uploading any video recording.
American with Disabilities Compliance Notice
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Executive Order N-29-20, those requiring special assistance to access the Zoom board meeting, access and complete the Google Public Comment’s Cards, or to access written documents discussed at the Board meeting that are available on the District’s website, please contact Ludi Avalos at (916) 686-7700. Notification of at least 24 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Zoom board meeting and to provide any required accommodation, auxiliary aids or services.
Documents provided to a majority of the Governing Board regarding an open session item on this agenda will be posted online attached to the final Board meeting minutes for public inspection.