Persons speaking during Public Comment will be called forward individually by the Board Chair to the location identified for such purpose.
A time limit of five minutes will be allotted for any speaker. At the discretion of the chair, the speaker may be allotted additional time. Board members may share, address or consider comments from the public during public comment, at the end of public comment or when related business is on the agenda.
Each individual speaking to the Board will be required to identify himself or herself prior to giving public comment. A "Record of Appearance" card is provided for this purpose.
Persons wishing to appear will be heard in the order in which the Chair of the meeting determines appropriate.
In cases where more than one person wishes to speak on the same topic, their presentations to the Board may, at the discretion of the chair, be grouped together by topic.
If the number of people wishing to speak under the public participation portions of the agenda is large, the chair may rule that a public hearing be scheduled or the discussion be limited on the issue in question.
Persons speaking to the Board during public comment may hand out printed materials to the Board but may not use any other form of media.
If at any time persons appearing before the Board exceed the time limitations or become abusive in language or behavior, the Chair may declare that person out of order and to refuse permission to continue to address the Board, require a change in behavior and may require the person or persons to leave the premises of the Board meeting.
7.1. ROUTINE BUSINESS
At some meetings, the Board is asked to approve certain items of routine business of the ESU.
The items included in routine business for this meeting are:
BIDS/CONTRACTS/OTHER ROUTINE BUSINESS – A contract will be presented for approval for a master services agreement with the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council and an interlocal agreement with Lancaster County, Nebraska.
That the Board approve the following item of routine business:
Contract for a master services agreement with the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council and an interlocal agreement with Lancaster County, Nebraska.