Warwick School District

Warwick School Board Meeting Information

All school board committee meetings, including the building and property committee, the education committee, the finance and legal committee, the student activities committee and the committee of the whole will be suspended for the remainder of the governor’s state of emergency. 

Only school board voting sessions will occur at the regularly scheduled time on the third Tuesday of the month. These meetings will now be held virtually and members of the public will be able to observe and submit comments and questions following the same format as in live board meetings. 

Details on the format for the virtual board meeting can be found below: 

On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020, Warwick School District will hold its regularly scheduled board of school directors meeting at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom as the platform. Members of the public are welcome to virtually attend and participate in the meeting. Members of the public will be able to see each board member as well as the board agenda on the screen during the meeting. The link to the Zoom session for members of the public will be posted on our website, www.warwicksd.org by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020. 

Link to Virtual Board Meeting.


The guidelines for participation will follow the same format of live board meetings, however, comments will need to be submitted via a form and then read aloud by the board secretary. In order to make comments, participants will sign in on our www.warwicksd.org/virtualboardmeeting page.


As is the format in live board meetings, comments may be made at the beginning and end of the board meeting. The first opportunity for comments at the beginning of the meeting is limited to items on the Agenda. Anyone wishing to address the Board is given 2-3 minutes for their comments. At 6:45 p.m. on May 19th, the comment form link will be opened to participants to submit comments on items on the agenda. The Board President will indicate the time for comments by stating the following:  


RECOGNITION OF CITIZENS

This Board welcomes and invites public comment. You may ask questions at this point or at the end of the agenda under Comments from Public. If you choose to make a comment based on items on the agenda, please wait to be recognized, come to the podium, state your name and address, and kindly limit your remarks to two to three minutes. The board may or may not elect to respond. Please refrain from making remarks during the course of the meeting.


The board secretary will then read submitted comments related to items on the agenda. The comment form will then be closed during the meeting and will reopen before the second comment period.


The second opportunity for comments comes at the close of the meeting. At that time, the public may share and submit any comments they have. The board president will indicate the time for comments by stating the following: 


COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS FROM BOARD MEMBERS OR CITIZENS

This Board welcomes and invites public comment. If you choose to make a comment, please wait to be recognized, come to the podium, state your name and address, and kindly limit your remarks to two to three minutes. The board may or may not elect to respond.  


The board secretary will then read submitted comments.