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Board of Education Business Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Elizabeth Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings act, that the Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth will hold its Business Meeting on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. using an on-line platform technology.

The Meeting was previously noticed to be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Donald Stewart Center for Early Childhood Education, 544 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207. However, in light of the public health emergency caused by Coronavirus, and the Governor’s Executive Order reducing the allowed capacity for indoor gatherings, the Elizabeth Board of Education, will conduct the Meeting remotely using on-line platform technology without providing a physical meeting place.

Voice conferencing technology for the Thursday, February 25, 2021 Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m.  is available to the public at https://www.facebook.com/epsnj and     https://www.youtube.com/user/epschools.  There will be an on-line public portion for citizens to address the Board. Participants for the public portion must register on-line up to the start of the meeting so that they may have the opportunity to speak. The public participant form is available at https://epsnj-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrdOqvpjgsGdUtuNq5t34AwiMqjIifDIFz   The public participation form states the name and email of the person who wants to comment. Members of the public who prefer not to, or do not have the means to, participate using the on-line platform, may continue to participate by emailing statements relative to agenda items and/or educational matters to the Secretary of the Board at kennedha@epsnj.org. All statements received will be read into the record during the Meeting’s Public Comment Portion. All emails must be submitted and received by the Secretary of the Board up to the start of the meeting and, as is always the case must include the public member’s full name for the record.

The Board will open in Public Session at 6:30 p.m.  The Board reserves the right to go into Private Session to discuss matters exempt under the Open Public Meetings Act. Formal action may be taken after Private Session.