Regular Board of Education meetings are open to the public and generally held at 7:30pm on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Administrative Building in Hillburn. Please be sure to verify meeting dates, times and locations prior to the event, as circumstances may arise that require a Board meeting to be relocated or rescheduled.
In addition, closed sessions may be called for matters of a sensitive nature.
Please note: A special meeting of the Board of Education has been called for Thursday, March 7 at 5:00 PM, and will go into Executive Session. Public session will begin at 5:45 pm.
Board Meeting Dates 2018-2019
All meetings are in Hillburn unless otherwise noted. All meetings begin at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
July 10 – Reorganization and Regular Meeting- 5:30pm
September 17 (Monday)
March 5 *Exec session 5pm, Budget Workshop 7pm, General Meeting 7:30pm
March 19 *Held at Suffern Middle School; Exec begins at 6pm, General Meeting 7:30pm
April 16 – Tenure Recognition night – SMS
Budget Vote for BOCES Component Districts
May 7 – Top 10% of Graduating Class – SMS
May 21 – Budget Vote and Board Elections
June 4 – Retiree Recognition – SMS
Upcoming Board of Education Committee Meetings
Advocacy Meeting – March 21, 2019 – 7:00 PM – Featuring Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee
Policy Committee Meeting – January 29, 2019 – 9:00 AM
Audit Committee Meeting – November 19 – 6:00 PM
Addressing the Board
The Board welcomes citizens’ views on subjects related to matters under its jurisdiction: policymaking and district governance. For timely, effective resolution of issues pertaining to an individual student, please refer to Resolving Issues for guidance on where to direct communication.
Speaking To Items On The Agenda:
If a citizen wishes to speak to an item on the agenda, the Board President or the Superintendent should be notified at the beginning of the meeting whenever possible. However, any citizen may give his or her viewpoint on any matter under consideration by seeking recognition from the President before a vote is called.
Speaking To An Item Not On The Agenda:
The Board President may grant permission for a citizen to speak to an item not on the agenda during the public comment portion of a regular meeting. No action will be taken on the item until the next regular meeting.
All FOIL requests must be submitted to the District Clerk, email@example.com.