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Notice of Board Meeting Changes
NOTICE OF ONGOING CHANGE IN SOUTHMORELAND SCHOOL
BOARD PUBLIC MEETING PROCEDURE
Southmoreland School Board has approved holding only distance Public Meetings and doing so by electronic and telephonic means during the period of school closure and for up to seven (7) days thereafter due to the Pandemic initially by livestreaming video and audio on YouTube and audio also by telephone; for audio of the meeting by telephone, cellphone and/or all public comment, contact the Board Secretary in advance at 724-317-5631 on the business day before the meeting between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or on the day of the meeting between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and supply your name, address and telephone number which you will be using for the meeting in order to obtain the meeting ID and access information. More information is available at Southmoreland School District Website https://pa01000599.schoolwires.net in advance and for Agenda in advance.
Please be away from noise sources, such as televisions, refrigerators, washing machines, etc. and other people talking as it will be difficult to hear you;
Current time, content relevance and speech propriety rules still apply as your comments are being heard not only by the Board but a wider internet audience;
If you are giving your comment, you should not simultaneously be running a YouTube version, separate TV or have another person also accessing the meeting within the same room, as you will likely create distortions making your comments inaudible;
While calling in for comment, you will be placed on hold until the meeting starts and you will only hear audio of the meeting after it starts;
You will be muted until it is your turn for public comment, after which you may return to listen for the remainder of the meeting or until a later opportunity for comment is given;
If you do not with to continue to listen to the meeting but wish to comment at a later moment, you may call again to comment at a later moment within the meeting.