School Board Speaker Registration Form
Important information for School Board Meetings
Regular School Board Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Administrative Center, located at 5775 Osceola Trail in Naples. (Click here for Calendar of Meetings.) Because of the COVID-19 health emergency:
Current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state the following:
- People who are fully vaccinated may resume activities without wearing a mask or socially distancing
- People who are not fully vaccinated should continue to take safety precautions including the wearing of a face mask and socially distancing
Requests to speak at board meetings can now be made online. A registration form will be available and active five (5) hours prior to the start of each meeting. The form will be available for submission until 3:30 p.m. Commencing at 3:30 p.m., such forms will be made available on site at designated stations. Filling out an online registration card prior to the meeting will hold your place in line to speak.
As agreed upon on November 17, 2015, Organizational Meeting, public comments at Regular School Board Meetings will be presented in the following order:
- Consent Agenda speakers - The comment card must be submitted prior to the start of the Consent Agenda comment period.
- The Board will then act on the Consent Agenda.
- General Public Comment speakers - The comment card must be submitted prior to the start of the General Public Comment period. Informational items must be addressed during General Public Comments.
- Business Agenda Public Comments - Speakers may comment on any proposition (voted) item. The comment card must be submitted prior to the start of the comment period for each proposition upon which the Board will take official action by vote.
- The business portion of the meeting begins after public comment concludes.
(Individuals who wish to speak at School Board Work Sessions must also complete a comment card. All comments should address the topic(s) being discussed.)