Whereas, California Education Code Sections 60119 require that all school districts which receive funds pursuant to the Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) hold a public hearing and make a determination, through a resolution, as to whether each pupil in each school in the district has had, or will have within two months of the first day of school of that fiscal year, sufficient textbooks or instructional materials, or both, in each subject that are consistent with the content and cycles or the curriculum framework adopted by the state boards.

    The Carmel Unified School District Board of Education will hold the specified public hearing on September 9, 2020 at their meeting via Zoom at approximately 5:30 p.m. The agenda will be provided on the Carmel Unified School District Board of Education website at least 72 hours prior to the CUSD Board of Education hearing. Please visit the following web link: https://agendaonline.net/public/carmel (or paste into your browser) to access the link when it becomes available. To comment or access the meeting please see the information below.

    Attendance and Public Comment Changes Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
    The Carmel Unified School District will be conducting its regular meeting on September 9, 2020 beginning at 4:30 p.m. to open the meeting and adjourn to Closed Session after public comments on Closed Session agenda items and reconvening into Open Session at 5:30 p.m. for Open Session agenda items. Given the current Monterey County Shelter-In-Place Order covering the territory of the District, and the Social Distance Guidelines issued by Federal, State, and Local Authorities, the District has implemented the following changes for attendance and public comment.

    The District has taken steps to utilize technology to encourage full public participation during upcoming meetings in order to comply with public health guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, the Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be accessible online through the following two options:

    To view the meeting only - Go to the CUSD Board Meeting YouTube Channel at https://youtube.come/c/CUSDBoardMeeting. The District will begin the live stream of the meeting no later than the date and time of the Board meeting.

    To make audio comments and view the meeting: Log in to the CUSD Board Zoom Meeting. The District will publish the link and password for the Zoom option on the District's webpage click here no later than the date and time of the Board meeting. The Zoom meeting capacity is limited to the first 500 attendees.

    General Public Comments & Comments via Zoom on District Agenda Items Instructions
    If you are attending the meeting via web access and wish to make a public comment on a non-agenda, open forum, or on items on the agenda, you may raise your hand to speak via zoom, you will be announced and unmuted when it is your time to comment. When you are called upon, please state your name and the item you are commenting on, including the agenda item number and title if you are commenting on an agendized item. If you wish to comment on more than one agenda item, please wait until each item to be called by the board.

    Because of time constraints and the need for the Board to act on agenda items, public comments on each agenda item will be limited to a maximum of 3 minutes per speaker and no more than 20 minutes total for all speakers. The 3 minutes per speaker may be reduced when there are more than 7 speakers on a particular agenda item in order for all interested persons to address the item.

    The District thanks you for your cooperation in advance. Our community’s health and safety is our highest priority.

    The Board of Education is committed to maintaining a respectful and productive environment that fosters a culture of civility where staff, the community and the Board feel safe to express themselves and are free from bullying, harassments and threats. The Board welcomes your comments and requests that you express yourself accordingly. Thank you for your interest in our schools and this meeting.

    The local governing board encourages participation by the public, including parents, teachers, and members of the community and bargaining units.




    Posted: 08-31-2020

Last Modified on March 12, 2021