Public Agenda
TYPE: Special Meeting
DATE: 3/24/2021 TIME: 6:30 PM
Public Participation at Special Meetings
The Governor has declared a State of Emergency to exist in California as a result of the threat of COVID-19 (aka the "Coronavirus"). The Governor issued Executive Order N-25-20, which directs Californians to follow public health directives including canceling large gatherings. The Executive Order also allows local legislative bodies to hold meetings via conference calls while still satisfying state transparency requirements. The Governor has also issued Executive Order N-33-20, prohibiting people from leaving their homes or places of residence except to access necessary supplies and services or to engage in specified critical infrastructure employment. The Public's health and well-being are the top priority for the Board of Education of Lodi Unified School District ("District") and you are urged to take all appropriate health and safety precautions. To facilitate this process, the meeting of the Board will be available thru GoToWebinar. Modified Meeting Procedures During COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Pandemic SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, March 24, 2021 If you wish to make a public comment on any agenda item at the Special Board Meeting, please follow these instructions: 1) Go to the Google survey titled "Board Meeting Comments" located at and sign up. (Survey will open at 5:30 p.m.) 2) Speakers will fill in name and select item they would like to comment on. 3) Register for the meeting on the GoToWebinar invitation link located at the top and bottom of the agenda. 4) Speakers should rename their GoToWebinar profile names to their real names to expedite the process. 5) When it is time for the speakers to address the Board, their name will be called and the microphone on their GoToWebinar account will be activated. 6) After the comment has been given, the microphone for the speaker’s GoToWebinar profile will be muted. Info
Notice of Special Meeting
Written notice is hereby given in accordance with Education Code Section 35144 that a Special Meeting of the Board of Education of Lodi Unified School District will be conducted remotely via GoToWebinar and YouTube on Wednesday, March 24, 6:30 p.m. The business of this meeting will be limited to the specific business listed below: Info
Call to Order
Special Meeting 6:00 p.m./Closed Session 6:15 p.m. Info
Public Comment on Closed Session Items
Adjourn to Closed Session
Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation (Gov't Code 54956.9) (Dr. Washer) Significant exposure to litigation: One (1) potential case. Info/Action
Reconvene Special Meeting
Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
Roll will be called and the President will lead in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Info
Report on Actions from Closed Session
The Board President will report on action taken in Closed Session. Info
Board Training on Ralph M. Brown Act Info
Americans with Disabilities Act
The meeting is being conducted via GoToWebinar and YouTube and will be made accessible to members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board through these means, except that members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board who require reasonable accommodations to access the meeting, based on disability or other reasons, should contact the following person at least twelve (12) hours in advance of a Special meeting to make arrangements for such reasonable accommodations: M. Armstrong, Executive Assistant to the Board, Superintendent's Office at 209-331-7002 or, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240 Info
Posted by 5:00 p.m., March 23, 2021, on the District's website at (Board of Education: Electronic School Board), and at the James Areida Education Support Center, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240. Info