State education board to meet Wednesday regarding FY2020 budget

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The State Board of Education and Early Development will meet on Feb. 14 by audio conference. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m.

    The purpose of the meeting is to hold a business meeting. Topics at the business meeting include the approval of the department’s FY2020 operating and capital budgets.

    The board will take public comment on agenda items only starting at approximately 3:30 p.m. Oral comment is limited to three minutes per person and five minutes per group.

    Public comment can be made for this meeting, during this time only, by calling 1-844-586-9085 if you are outside of Juneau or Anchorage. For participation from Anchorage, call 563-9085 and from Juneau, call 586-9085.

    This meeting will be live-streamed through the Legislative Information Office (LIO) over http://www.akl.tv (audio only) beginning at 3:30 p.m. (audio only). Click on the meeting name to listen to the proceedings. When public comment is over, the meeting will continue to be broadcast at the above website.

    Oral comment also can be made by visiting your local LIO. The following LIOs will participate: Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Delta Junction, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Glennallen, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Mat-Su, Nome, Petersburg, Seward, Sitka, Tok, Unalaska, Valdez, and Wrangell. For more information about LIOs, call 907-465-4648.

    The board’s meeting packet will be available on Feb. 13 at education.alaska.gov/State_Board/ by clicking on the meeting date.

     

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