Board of Education Meetings
The Board’s next meeting will be on Wednesday, August 5, at 6:00 PM.
The Thompson School District Board of Education is returning to an in-person meeting schedule. The meetings will be held in the Board room at the district's administration building, located at 800 S. Taft Avenue in Loveland. Regular meetings will also continue to be streamed live on the district's YouTube account ("Thompson School District."). Please CLICK HERE to view the meeting on-line.
District staff members have worked with officials at the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment to develop procedures to help ensure safety for Board members, staff and attendees at the meetings. In particular, please note the following:
-By order of county health officials to ensure appropriate physical distancing, a maximum of eighteen (18) community members will be allowed to attend the in-person meetings. Admission into the Board room will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
-All audience members must wear masks or face coverings for the duration of their stay.
-District staff members will follow county health COVID-19 safety protocols. All visitors will receive a temperature check before entering the Board room. Community members who are exhibiting a fever above 100.4-degrees Fahrenheit will not be permitted to enter.
-Attendees will be socially distanced according to guidelines established by county health professionals.
-Public comment at the Board meetings may be provided either in-person or virtually. Community members who wish to provide their comments in-person must sign-up on site before the beginning of the meeting. Public comment may be provided virtually by calling (970) 613-6776 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM on the day of the meeting.
When recording your comment, please be sure to leave your name, address, the topic of your comment and a phone number or e-mail address in case district staff need to reach out to you. Due to procedures, if this information is not provided, the message will not be played back during the meeting. Messages may not exceed three (3) minutes in length and a speaker may only record one message for consideration to be played at the next scheduled regular Board Meeting. The nature and subject matter of recorded messages shall comply with the requirements of Board Policy BEDH and the Board’s public participation statement, including the following:
· Speakers are responsible for their own speech
· Speakers’ remarks should be suitable for an audience that includes kindergarten through twelfth grade students
· Profanity, yelling, fighting words, defamatory or abusive remarks or derogatory language is out of order and shall not be tolerated.
The Secretary to the Board of Education will review all saved recorded messages to verify compliance with Policy BEDH and these procedures. Please CLICK HERE to access the applicable Board policy. The Secretary to the Board of Education will cut any recorded message that unreasonably exceeds the allotted three (3) minutes at the most logical break in the speaker’s message. Recorded messages that otherwise do not conform to the requirements of Policy BEDH and these procedures will be disregarded and deleted and the Secretary will notify the speaker of such. Only pre-recorded voice messages saved to the mailbox associated with the telephone number stated above prior to the expiration of the deadline established will be played during the time reserved for brief comments and questions from the public at the next scheduled regular Board meeting.
Students, families, staff and community members are always welcome to reach out to the Board via e-mail at any time. To do so, simply send your message to: firstname.lastname@example.org.