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School Board Agenda December 14

 

The Loudoun County School Board will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 14, in the School Board Meeting Room at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.

The full meeting agenda is available on the LCPS website.

The School Board will accept public comment three ways –  in personlive virtually (remote) and written – at this meeting.

The comment registration forms are limited to the current School Board meeting. Please sign up for only one method of public comment. Speakers will not be allowed to use multiple methods to comment. If duplicate registrations are found, registrants will be contacted to see which method of participation they will use.

Telephone registration for in-person public comment will open at 8 a.m. Monday, December 13, and close at noon Tuesday, December 14. Telephone registration will be accepted at 571-252-1030.

The procedures for commenting to the School Board are as follows:

Sign-up for public comment will close at noon on Tuesday, December 14. For those who have not pre-registered, walk-up registrations for in-person public comment will be accepted at the front of the LCPS Administrative Offices from 3 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Walk-up speakers will be added to the end of the in-person comment list.

Virtual speakers will precede in-person speakers. (The order of in-person and virtual alternates between meetings.) 

The list of pre-registered speakers will be posted on the front windows at the west entrance to the Administrative Offices and on the school division’s website.

Members of the public will be allowed to view public comments and the full meeting in the School Board Meeting Room. The public will be admitted through the west entrance of the Administrative Offices. To ensure physical distancing, seating will be spaced to avoid close physical contact, resulting in limited seating. Mask-wearing for those attending the December 14 meeting in-person will follow LCPS’ current guidance for the 2021-2022 school year and posted signs at the LCPS Administrative Offices.

Members of the public eligible to address the School Board include residents of Loudoun County (including incorporated towns within); businesses located in whole or in part in Loudoun County; Loudoun County taxpayers; current or former LCPS students; parents and guardians of LCPS students that live outside of Loudoun County; LCPS employees and retirees; or representatives of organizations serving LCPS employees and students.

The following safety protocols are in effect for those entering the Administrative Offices to attend School Board meetings:

  • All persons and items entering the building are subject to search.
  • The following items will not be allowed inside the LCPS Administrative Offices: bags and purses, backpacks, food, sticks or rods of any kind, aerosols, noise-making devices, voice-enhancement devices, mace, pepper spray, weapons of any kind.

This meeting will include the appointment of the new School Board member for the Leesburg District. 

The board will consider five action items during the meeting: a No Name-Calling Week proclamation; a proclamation for Virginia School Principals’ Appreciation Week; the Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2023-Fiscal Year 2028 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Asset Preservation Program Budgets; Adoption of Policy 1045, Commitment to Equity; and the Proposed School Year 2022-2023 Calendar.

The agenda contains seven information items:

  • Policy 5115, Special Programs and Academies
  • Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
  • Revision of Policy 4125, Cash in School Buildings
  • Revision of Policy 4210, Inventory and Reporting of Loss or Damage
  • Revision of Policy 6530, Changing School Attendance Zones
  • Revision of Policy 6215, School Board Vehicle
  • New Policy 6420, Environmental, Health and Safety   

The meeting will be live-streamed on LCPS.org and televised on Comcast channel 18 and Verizon FIOS channel 43.

 

 

 

 

Published December 10, 2021