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Public Comment
Public Comment

Public Comment - Special Meetings
The Board does not hear public comments at special meetings.
 
Public Comment - Regular Meetings
Individuals who wish to address the board may sign up at Regular Board meetings. There is a time limit of precisely three (3) minutes for public comments.

For Public Comment during Regular Meetings:

SIGN-UP REQUIRED
To speak during the Public Comment portion of the Board meeting, please sign up at least 15 minutes prior to the 5:30 p.m. meeting start time. The sign-up sheet will be available at Entrance "B" starting at 4:45 p.m. Please write legibly.

HOW LONG MAY I SPEAK?
Per BCS Policy 2310 those who have signed up may speak for up to three (3) minutes. Before beginning your comments, please state your name and which school/district your child attends. Please note that the microphone system operates on a timer that automatically turns off after exactly 3 minutes. Please plan accordingly and respect any additional directions given.

WHEN WILL IT BE MY TURN?
Speakers will be called in the order in which they signed up. When your name is called, please make your way to the podium.

POINTS TO REMEMBER
Profane language, making threats, or revealing confidential student or staff information will not be allowed. Please address the Board as a whole. Note that the Board will not be able to respond directly to public comment.

Please arrive no later than 5:15 p.m. to complete entrance screening procedures. In an effort to expedite safety screenings, we ask that bags or water bottles not be brought into the building.

Per the Buncombe County Commissioner’s Declaration of Local State of Emergency Requirements for Indoor Face Coverings, and the Buncombe County Schools Board of Education decision that face coverings will be required of all students, staff, and visitors inside of Buncombe County Schools’ buildings – face coverings will be required by all to enter the building.

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