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Weslaco ISD Public Comments

 

WESLACO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT – PUBLIC COMMENTS

[Policy BED (Local):   At All Board Meetings, the Board shall allot a reasonable period of time to hear persons who desire to make comments to the Board.  No presentation shall exceed five minutes.]

You are to address only matters that concern the school district.  The District will not tolerate any disruptive behavior by any member of the audience or the speaker.  If you do not abide you will be directed to cease and leave the meeting.

Pursuant to the Texas Open Meeting Act, the Board of Trustees may NOT deliberate on any comment made by a member of the public on a subject that is not included on the agenda posted with notice of this meeting.  As per the Texas Attorney General, the scope of Board discussion for a subject not part of the meeting agenda is limited to only a proposal by a Board Member to place the subject on a future board agenda.

 

Procedure
 Those who sign up to speak during the Public Comment section of this meeting must:

  1. Register 15 minutes BEFORE by signing up via this method before the start time of the meeting on the day of the meeting.  If the District's technology department does NOT receive your submission 15 minutes BEFORE the start time of the meeting, the District will not call you by telephone to participate in the public comments portion of the agenda.
  2. Provide Name, address, telephone number, email address, and specific subject matter to be presented by that person during the public comments.  YOU MUST PROVIDE A TELEPHONE NUMBER for the District to contact you so that you are permitted to participate in the public comments.  Telephone call is the ONLY method for a person to make public comments in the virtual meetings conducted during the COVID-19 emergency.  You will be called by the District just prior to your public comment.
  3. Must limit comments to 5 minutes.