ADEQUATE PUBLIC NOTICE

November 25, 2020

Corrected YouTube link – November 30, 2020

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The Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:00 pm on Monday, November 30, 2020 to conduct Hearing of Individuals and Delegations and will then move to go into Executive Session to discuss mid-year review of the Superintendent. No action will be taken.

Join By Computer / Smartphone

Choose one of three options:

●      Watch on SomaTV: Click Here

●      (https://somatv.viebit.com/index.php?folder=ALL)

●      Watch on SOMSD's Youtube Live Stream: Click Here

●      (https://www.youtube.com/c/SouthOrangeMaplewoodSchoolDistrict)

●      Watch on SOSMD's Webex Platform: Click Here For More Information

●     (https://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/board-of-education/board-meetings/)

Join By Phone

Telephone Number: 408-418-9388

Meeting ID: 179 289 5495

Meeting PW: 67264320

 

Watch on Public Access Television

●      Channel 35 in Maplewood

●      Channel 19 in South Orange

●     Verizon FiOS Channel 22 in both Maplewood and South Orange.

Hearings of Individuals and Delegations / Public Speaks

Community members can submit comments and questions to the Board of Education during the Public Speaks portion of the meeting. To submit a question or concern to the Board of Education, please visit our online Hearing of Individuals and Delegations / Public Speaks web page(https://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/boequestions/).

In addition to written comments, community members can sign up to provide audio comments to the Board of Education. Audio comments can be provided by connecting to the district's Webex platform during a scheduled Board of Education meeting.

Step 1 - Install Webex on your device.

●     Install Webex for Windows and Apple computers (Webex Meetings).

●      (https://www.webex.com/downloads.html)

●     Install Webex for Apple iOS devices

●      (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cisco-webex-meetings/id298844386)

●     Install Webex for Android devices

●     (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cisco.webex.meetings&hl=en)

Step 2 - Submit a Request To Speak 

Submit a request to speak during the public comment section of BOE meeting by completing the following form:

November 30 2020 - BOE Meeting Public Participation Signup (Audio Comment).

(https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeE_JavFGe7RWEz0cdxUW07iQXQGe0DQrZO2P_xogy2dTujAg/viewform)

Step 3 - Connect To The BOE Meeting

Connect to the BOE Meeting. Please check your audio connections are set correctly(https://help.webex.com/en-us/6dux5u/Switch-Your-Audio-Connection-While-in-a-Cisco-Webex-Meeting). Failure to do so will prevent you from being heard during the public speaks portion of the meeting.

Step 4 - Provide your audio comment

During your turn to speak, your microphone will be unmuted. Please speak clearly into the microphone/headset. After your time for public speaks has passed, your microphone will be muted. 

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Corrected YouTube link– December 14, 2020

The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via online video conference platform to discuss personnel and legal issues, negotiations and other matters to be announced at a later date.  Immediately following the Closed Session, the Board of Education will meet in Public Session at 7:30 p.m. using the online video conference platform.  The community can view the meeting by following the steps below.  Action will be taken. 

Join By Computer / Smartphone

Choose one of three options:

●      Watch on SomaTV: Click Here

●      (https://somatv.viebit.com/index.php?folder=ALL)

●      Watch on SOMSD's Youtube Live Stream: Click Here

●      (https://www.youtube.com/c/SouthOrangeMaplewoodSchoolDistrict)

●      Watch on SOSMD's Webex Platform: Click Here For More Information

●     (https://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/board-of-education/board-meetings/)

Join By Phone

Telephone Number: 408-418-9388

Meeting ID: 179 180 0013

Meeting PW: 67264320

 

Watch on Public Access Television

●      Channel 35 in Maplewood

●      Channel 19 in South Orange

●     Verizon FiOS Channel 22 in both Maplewood and South Orange.

Hearings of Individuals and Delegations / Public Speaks

Community members can submit comments and questions to the Board of Education during the Public Speaks portion of the meeting. To submit a question or concern to the Board of Education, please visit our online Hearing of Individuals and Delegations / Public Speaks web page(https://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/boequestions/).

In addition to written comments, community members can sign up to provide audio comments to the Board of Education. Audio comments can be provided by connecting to the district's Webex platform during a scheduled Board of Education meeting.

Step 1 - Install Webex on your device.

●     Install Webex for Windows and Apple computers (Webex Meetings).

●      (https://www.webex.com/downloads.html)

●     Install Webex for Apple iOS devices

●      (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cisco-webex-meetings/id298844386)

●     Install Webex for Android devices

●     (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cisco.webex.meetings&hl=en)

Step 2 - Submit a Request To Speak 

Submit a request to speak during the public comment section of BOE meeting by completing the following form:

 

December 14 2020 - BOE Meeting Public Participation Signup (Audio Comment).

(https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrGSoyzyCPZYt0RwUKMMkoB9gjwIMZ_SZd-PN_TOyLb4k3cA/viewform)

Step 3 - Connect To The BOE Meeting

Connect to the BOE Meeting. Please check your audio connections are set correctly(https://help.webex.com/en-us/6dux5u/Switch-Your-Audio-Connection-While-in-a-Cisco-Webex-Meeting).Failure to do so will prevent you from being heard during the public speaks portion of the meeting.

Step 4 - Provide your audio comment

During your turn to speak, your microphone will be unmuted. Please speak clearly into the microphone/headset. After your time for public speaks has passed, your microphone will be muted. 

Paul Roth, Board Secretary

 

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