Remote School Board Meeting

 

The West York Area School District Board of Directors is providing notice that the May 2020, Work Session meeting of the Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 6:30 PM.  

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent mandated Stay-at-Home order from Governor Wolf, this meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform and will also be streamed live through YouTube. 

 

Community members seeking to make comments should enter via Zoom. Community members not seeking to make comments should view the meeting using the YouTube link. We are restricted to 100 visitors in the Zoom video conferencing platform. 

Public comment can be made using the Zoom platform and is limited to comment only. Questions for the Board or Administration may be posed through email by directly emailing Board Directors or Administrators. These email addresses may be found on our website. The agenda will be available to the public on Monday, May 11, 2020, on West York Area School District BoardDocs.

Please register HERE in advance to join the meeting via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This link will direct you to view the meeting via YouTube. Please note, the YouTube link will be updated at 6:30 PM on May 12, 2020.  

Directions for the public to ask questions or make public comments:

  • Click on the registration link above to join the meeting. You will be provided with directions via email to access the meeting. 

  • MUTE ALL: The District Host of the meeting will automatically mute all participants and disable the video as they enter the meeting. At the appropriate time, the Host will, one at a time, recognize and unmute the mics of community members in the order they “raise their hand” for public comment.  At that time, community members should unmute their mic on their end and begin their comment. Participants will not be on video.

  • RAISE YOUR HAND: Utilize the “Raise Hand” feature at the bottom of the screen if you would like to make a public comment at the appropriate time.

  • WHO MAY COMMENT? We will follow standard Board Meeting procedures as outlined in our policy regarding public comment. Only residents of the West York Area School District may comment.

  • ASK QUESTIONS: Utilize the “Q&A” feature at the bottom of the screen if you have questions or require technical support while someone else is talking. This feature will message the Host with any questions. Please recognize that questions may not be answered during the board meeting, however, the West York Area School District is committed to providing you with answers following the meeting provided you have given us your contact information.  

  • RECORDING: Please be aware this meeting will be recorded and streamed live using YouTube.

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