The Muscogee County School Board will discuss changes to its policy about public participation at board meetings at a work session Monday.
The changes are being proposed by District 8 board member Frank Myers.
The work session will be at 5 p.m. in the Muscogee County Public Education Center on Macon Road.
Changes proposed by Myers including getting rid of the requirement that the subject a person speaks on must be on the agenda, that a person can't talk about the same subject twice in six months, that the superintendent must be able to address a complaint before it is heard, that a school board member can't be criticized, and that a speaker must be as brief as possible.
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Earlier this week in an email to the Ledger-Enquirer, Myers said his proposal will ensure that "every interested person will have an opportunity to fairly and fully exercise their constitutional right to free speech by giving citizens a voice at the public meetings of the Muscogee County School Board."
Nobody is listed to speak on the public agenda Monday.
In other business:
The school board will discuss an increase is the price of school lunches from $2.05 to $2.10 at the elementary level and $2.30 to $2.35 a the secondary level.
The board will also hear recommended admission prices for MCSD athletic events.
There will be a public hearing on the general fund budget for fiscal year 2016.
A project for storm sewer repair at the Britt David Elementary school courtyard will be discussed. Existing storm water drains pipes are clogged with roots and the bottoms of the pipes are well worn.
There will be a resolution for the phasing out of the current gym and the construction of a new one at Fort Middle School. The school board has determined that the cost of upgrading the gym there is greater than the state funding to replace the gym. The gym is undersized and does not meet Department of Education standards.
The board will discuss the proposed budget of $8,106,365 for Chattahoochee Valley Libraries.
Revisions to the student behavior code handbook will be addressed.