NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD PUBLIC HEARING AND FINAL ADOPTION OF POLICY

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    NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD PUBLIC HEARING AND FINAL ADOPTION OF POLICY

    Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Hernando County, Florida will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:00 PM or as soon thereafter as it may be called up, in the School Board Room, 919 North Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida.  Such hearing shall be for the purpose of final approval of the following:

    2019-20 Hernando County School District Student Code of Conduct
    2019-20 Hernando County School District Athletic Handbook
    2019-20 Hernando County School District Safe Driver Plan

    These handbooks were granted tentative approval at a public workshop on May 28, 2019.

    A copy of the Handbooks are available for inspection in the offices of the Superintendent.  It will also be posted to the School Board’s electronic agenda for the June 25, 2019 meeting.  The electronic agenda can be accessed via the District’s website: www.hernandoschools.org.
     
    The School Board has the authority to adopt this handbook pursuant to sections 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1001.43 of the Florida Statutes.  Any person who is affected by the proposed plan may present evidence, testimony and/or argument pertinent to the issue at the public hearing.  

    If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the meeting by contacting Kelly A. Pogue at (352) 797-7000.  If you are hearing impaired, please contact the agency by calling (352) 797-7202.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED FOR INFORMATION OR TO SUBMIT QUESTIONS REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

    Student Code of Conduct:  Jill Kolasa, Supervisor of ESE & Student Services
    Athletic Handbook:  Steve Crognale, Principal of Endeavor/Discovery Academies
    Safe Driver Plan:  Bill Hall, Director of Fire, Safety & Security 
        
    Links to specific matters regarding the Hernando Schools are available at:
    www.hernandoschools.org

    A copy of the proposed rule is available by contacting the individual identified above.

    School board agendas are published online at:
    www.hernandoschools.org

    Originated by Susan D. Duval, Chairperson
    The School Board of Hernando County, Florida

    By: John Stratton, 
    Ex-Officio Secretary and
    Superintendent of Schools

    (05/31/2019)