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NOTICE: Information for Board Meetings

Unless otherwise ordered by the Sacramento County Public Health Department, the State, or by other legal mandate including AB 361 Board Resolution, the Board of Education will resume full in-person Board meetings beginning on March 1, 2022.  Live streaming of full in-person Board meetings will be available to the public via the Zoom platform. 
  • Zoom Audio Public Comment Form:
    Zoom Audio Public Comments are now closed for the January 10, 2023 Board Meeting

Public Comments

The following processes, means, and timeframes shall be available for public comments during board meetings.

During Regular Board Meetings, the public may make public comments for items on the agenda or for items not on the agenda in person in the Board Room or virtually via the Zoom platform. Individuals may not defer their time to another individual speaker to increase their individual total time beyond three minutes. 

The total amount of time allocated to public comments 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.
  1. Approximately between 7:00 pm and 7:20 pm, Public Comments may be made On Items Not on the Board Agenda, but within the school district’s jurisdiction. Please note that “If the public comments [are] on items not appearing on the posted agenda, the board cannot take action or discuss the public comments other than the Board President briefly acknowledging the comments.” (EGUSD Governance Handbook)
  2. Approximately between 7:00 pm and 7:20 pm, all Public Comments may be made On All Items that are on the Board Agenda. The Board will close Public Comments on all items at the times designated above, unless the end time for public comments is adjusted for a longer period of time by the Board. Please note that the Board may comment and ask clarifying questions related to public comments made on items on the agenda.
  3. If a member of the public wishes to address an item on the agenda that is scheduled prior to the public comment section of the meeting, the comments will be heard at the time the item is presented to the Board.
  4. Requests for public comment via Zoom must be received by 4:30 p.m. the day of the board meeting. Zoom comments will be heard within the same timeframe of the in-person public comments as listed above.  
  5. Zoom Audio Public Comment Form: The Zoom Audio Public Comment link will be available as soon as the agenda for the January 10, 2023 Board Meeting has been posted.


Zoom Online Meeting Platform

In addition to full in-person Board meetings, Zoom is an online meeting platform that will be used by the Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education to live stream board meetings.  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. Go to the Zoom website to make sure you are on version 5.5.4 or higher.

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Live Streaming Via Zoom is limited to 3000 participants 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
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, persons with a disability requiring special assistance to access the Zoom board meeting, access and complete the Google Public Comments 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 disability-related accommodation, auxiliary aids or services.

Document Availability

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 agenda for public inspection.