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NOTICE: Information for Special Board Meetings

The Board of Education has resumed full in-person board meetings unless remote attendance is permitted pursuant to the California Brown Act. 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 March 19, 2024 Special Board Meeting

Public Comments

The following processes, means, and timeframes shall be available for public comment during special board meetings.
  1. During special board meetings, Public Comment may be made on All items that are on the agenda and will be heard when the selected item comes up on the agenda.
  2. Individuals with comments on general school district issues may address those at a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  3. Requests to make public comment will be accepted for an item up until the Board President introduces the item.
  4. Generally, members of the public will be given 3 minutes to address the board.
  5. If there are 15 or more comments on a specific item, the board will reduce individual comment time to 2 minutes each.
  6. If there are 30 or more comments on a specific item, the board will reduce individual comments to 1 minute each.
  7. Individuals may not defer their time to another individual speaker to increase their total speaking time.
  8. Zoom Audio Public Comment Form:  The Zoom Audio Public Comment link will be available as soon as the agenda for the Special Board Meeting has been posted.
  9. Requests for public comment via Zoom must be received by the District by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the special board meeting. Zoom comments will be heard during the indicated item on the agenda.

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.