School Board Meetings

The agenda and materials for board meetings are available to the public in Board Docs, which is accessible from the link in the left hand column. All you have to do is click Board Docs and then on "Enter Public Site".

The Board of Education is a public body and, as such, the Open Meetings Law requires school board meetings to be open to the public; however, public may be excluded from properly convened executive sessions and other meetings exempted under the law. Members of the public are welcomed and encouraged to attend and observe open meetings.

Board meetings are generally held monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Columbus School located at 164 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY, except where specifically noted in teh schedule below.

2020-2021 Board of Education Meeting schedule

July 7, 2020 (Annual Reorganization meeting)
July 21, 2020
August 18, 2020
September 15, 2020

October 20, 2020 (via Zoom)
Click this link to join: LINK EXPIRES AFTER MEETING ENDS
Or join by phone: 1-646-876-9923
Webinar ID: 956 4675 1433
Passcode: 412913

Public comments on the General (G) Resolutions only, received by the District Clerk by 3 p.m. on 10/20/2020, will be read aloud.

Public comments on school district business, received by the District Clerk by 3 p.m. on 10/20/2020, will be read aloud; however, comments may not include matters involving privacy issues which are protected by law.

Upcoming Meetings:

November 17, 2020
December 15, 2020
January 26, 2021 (4th Tues)
February 23, 2021 (4th Tues)
March 16, 2021
April 19, 2021 (Mon w/BOCES vote)
May 11, 2021 (2nd Tues w/budget hearing)
May 19, 2021 (Wed, 8 p.m. certify 5/18/21 vote)
June 15, 2021

Sometimes it is necessary to call a special meeting or change a regularly scheduled meeting date, time or location.

To confirm, please contact the Board Clerk ( or 762-8100 x319).

Notices of meetings are provided to the news media and posted on the bulletin board at the district’s Administration Office, 164 Hawley St., Binghamton, NY, no later than the Friday before each meeting.

The board has a policy of allowing members of the public to address them regarding school district business under “Privilege of the Floor” which is time limited to 3 minutes; however, the discussion may not include matters involving privacy issues that are protected by law.

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, any proposed resolution, law, rule, regulation, policy or any amendment scheduled to be the subject of public discussion by the Board of Education during an open meeting ("agenda items") shall be made available to the public prior to the meeting.

* Requests for copies of agenda items must be made to the Records Access Officer at least one (1) business day before the board meeting. Reasonable fees will apply (See Policy #3310).

If you have questions or are having trouble accessing a document on our website, please contact the District Clerk for assistance:

Phone: 607-762-8100 x 319

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