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B-ESD School Board

Regular School Board meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the District Office. School Board work sessions are held the second Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the District Office. No work sessions are held during the months of May, June, July, August and December.

June and December Regular School Board meetings are held the second Monday at 7:00 p.m. at the District Office.

Update October 5, 2020

Governor Inslee’s proclamation 20-28 has been extended to 11:59 pm on November 9, 2020.  This latest extension does not have any substantive changes.  Click here to view the latest extension 20-28.11.This latest extension does continue the provisions of 20-28.8, which do allow for an in person option for school board meetings in counties that are in Phase III, but only those in Phase III, and only if they meet the requirements outlined in 20-28.8.

Update October 2, 2020

On Oct. 2, 2020, Washington’s legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers and suspensions in Proclamation 20-28, regarding the Open Public Meetings Act and the Public Records Act until Nov. 9, 2020. However, the updated version of Proclamation 20-28 has not yet issued.

Update September 1, 2020

On August 31, 2020, Washington’s legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers and suspensions in Proclamation 20-28, regarding the Open Public Meetings Act and the Public Records Act until October 1, 2020.

Update August 3, 2020

The legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in 7-31-20 Gov Proclamation until 11:59 p.m. September 1, 2020. 

Update July 10, 2020

The legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in Proclamation 20-28.7 until 11:59 p.m. August 1, 2020. 

Update July 1, 2020

The legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in Proclamation 20-28.4 until 11:59 p.m. July 7, 2020. 

Update June 19, 2020

The governor has issued a new proclamation related to open public meetings.

Update June 18, 2020
OPMA Suspensions/Waivers Extended

The legislative leadership extended the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) and Public Records Act (PRA) cited in Proclamation 20-28.4 until 11:59 p.m. July 1, 2020. 

Based on this extension, meetings that are open to the public must be held remotely and must provide for remote public attendance, which at a minimum includes telephonic access. 

Update May 30, 2020
OPMA Suspensions/Waivers Extended

Washington state’s legislative leadership has extended Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28.3, which was previously due to expire on May 31, 2020, until June 17, 2020.

Proclamation 20-28.3 waives/suspends portions of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) and Public Records Act (PRA). There is one change regarding the OPMA from prior proclamations. This current proclamation no longer restricts the action that boards may take during meetings. This means that boards are no longer restricted to action deemed “necessary and routine” or “necessary to respond to COVID-19 outbreak / the public health emergency.

The other OPMA waivers/suspensions remain in effect at this time, including that boards conduct remote meetings and not meet in-person.

PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR
AMENDING PROCLAMATION 20-05
20-28
Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act

 

PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR 
AMENDING PROCLAMATION 20-05 
20-28
Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act
Posted March 25, 2020

 


 
 
BESD School Board
Members

David Lowell
District 1
David Lowell
dlowell@be.wednet.edu
Roger Howard
District 2
Vice-President
Roger Howard
rhoward@be.wednet.edu
District 3
 
Holly Nielsen
hnielsen@be.wednet.edu
Rich Wesen
District 4
Rich Wesen
rwesen@be.wednet.edu
Troy Wright
District 5
President
Troy Wright
twright@be.wednet.edu

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