Monday, January 7, 2013

Special Hoboken Board of Education Meeting (Reorganization) - Monday January 7, 2013

On Monday night, the three winners of the Hoboken School Board elections are being sworn in in the Board of Education meeting room. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. The agenda also includes the formation of new committees for the new Board of Education as well as some modifications to the Open Public Meetings Act including the following proposal which would REQUIRE an individual give their home address and declare any affiliation with an organization, company, or group (political or non-political); limiting any individual's comments to under 5 minutes, and granting the Board President the authority to terminate anyone's remarks for "the best interest of those present" : 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, in order to conduct its meetings properly and efficiently, the Board shall require the following procedures pertaining to public participation at Board meetings:

Any individual desiring to speak shall give his or her name, address, and the group, if any, that is represented.

The presentation shall be as brief as possible but no more than five (5) minutes per individual.

The Board vests in its president, or other presiding officer, authority to terminate the remarks of any individual if he/she deems it in the best interest of those present to do so.

01-07-13 Public Notice of Meeting

01 07 13 Reorganization Meeting

Picture: Construction underway for Church Square Park (4th Street Park), December 2012.