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New Public Comment System for Board Meetings

I am pleased to share that the BCSD Board of Trustees has launched a new way for community members to post public comments about specific agenda items prior to board meetings.
 
The tool, which is now available at www.blaineschoolcomments.org, also allows residents to submit unpublished comments for trustees to review and consider at any time.
 
The new public comment system offers greater board and district transparency while enhancing the level of communication available between the public and the Board of Trustees.
 
Using the system, community members no longer need to look up each board member’s email address to submit comments. Residents may also submit comments in English or Spanish, as well as on a desktop computer or mobile device. Community members can still email the board unpublished comments, just like they have in the past.
 
To access the public comment system via the district home page, click on “School Board” on the top navigation bar. From there, click on “School Board Public Comment System.” On this page, you can both use the new system and view published comments.
 
Few school districts across the United States provide this type of comment system to the public. The district and board are excited to launch this tool and give community members the opportunity to use it moving forward.
 
If you have any questions about how this comment system works, please do not hesitate to contact me. As always, thank you for your ongoing engagement and support of BCSD and the students we serve. 
 
Sincerely,
 
Fritz Peters, Interim Superintendent
Blaine County School District