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.

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. See adopted schedule below:

July 16, 2019 
August 20, 2019 
September 17, 2019 
October 22, 2019 (4th Tuesday)
November 19, 2019 
December 17, 2019 
January 28, 2020 (4th Tuesday)
February 25, 2020 (4th Tuesday)
March 17, 2020
April 20, 2020 (Monday, via Zoom)
May 12, 2020 (via Zoom)

May 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. - Budget Hearing
The Budget Hearing will be held via ZOOM.
Join by URL:
Join by phone: 1-646-876-9923 or 1-888-788-0099 (Toll Free)
Webinar ID:
921 2409 7959

Members of the public will be able to use the Question & Answer (Q&A) feature in the Zoom control panel to type their comments during the webinar and allows 
panelistsco-hosts and/or the host to answer by typing a response or answering 'live'.

June 9, 2020 (school board election/budget vote, per Exec. Order)
**Voting will be done exclusively by Absentee Ballot.**

June 16, 2020 

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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