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Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearing, April 20

Posted: March 31st, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m. with an evening session beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Both the afternoon and the evening sessions of the Board meeting will begin with a Public Forum, when members of the public may address the Board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. To sign up to speak at Public Forum, contact the Board’s office at 410-313-7194. Advanced sign up is preferred.

The evening session will include a public hearing on the FY 2018 Operating and Capital Budgets, and FY 2019–23 Capital Improvement Program.

Individuals who wish to testify at the public hearings are asked to limit their presentation to three minutes and to provide 15 written copies of their testimony at the time of the hearings. Pre-registration will take place during business hours within the three weeks prior to the hearings, up to the close of business on the last working day before the hearing.

To sign up to testify at the public hearing, contact the Board’s office at 410-313-7194, or individuals may pre-register electronically on the Board web page. More information regarding online pre-registration is available here.

Individuals who would like to request a sign language interpreter for any meeting of the Board of Education may contact Colleen Rice, interpreter scheduler, at 410-313-7046. A two-week advanced notice is preferred.