Board meetings

The GISD Board of Trustees meets at 6:00 p.m. twice each month according to the following schedule:

Work sessions: second Tuesday

Regular meetings: fourth Tuesday 

Meetings will occasionally be canceled or rescheduled. Special meetings, workshops, and public hearings are scheduled as needed.

Patrons are encouraged to attend meetings or watch the meeting videos to become more informed on issues affecting the schools or to share their concerns about various issues.

Meeting videos

Regularly-scheduled board meetings and work sessions are streamed live and are videotaped for on-demand viewing after the meeting. Use the index below to access both the live and archived videos of meetings held by the Board of Trustees.

Please note: Special meetings and workshops are not streamed live or videotaped. Unless otherwise indicated, only audio recordings are made for these meetings and are only available upon request from the Board of Trustees’ secretary.

 

Addressing the board

Patrons are provided the opportunity to address the board during the Public Forum segment of the agenda.

If you wish to address the Board, upon arriving at the meeting, complete an information card (available in the back of the room or from the Board Clerk), and you will be called upon during the Public Forum part of the agenda.

Please be considerate of others attending the meeting, and limit your remarks to three minutes.

You should know that by law, the Board can only take action on items that are posted on the agenda as Action Items.

Only members of the Board and the Superintendent can place items on the agenda.

Procedures

Order of Business for Work Sessions

6:00 pm on second Tuesday of each month

  • Call to Order and Determination of Quorum
  • Pledges of Allegiance
  • Information Items
  • Public Forum
  • Discussion Items for Consent Agenda
  • Discussion Items
  • Executive Session

Order of Business for Regular Meetings

6:00 pm on fourth Tuesday of each month

  • Call to Order and Determination of Quorum
  • Pledges of Allegiance
  • Recognition, if any, of students, staff, and community members
  • Information Items
  • Public Forum
  • Discussion Items
  • Consent Agenda
  • Action Items
  • Executive Session