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Royal ISD Special Board Meeting: Notice of Phone or Video Conferencing
Royal ISD Special Board Meeting: Notice of Phone or Video Conferencing
RISD Communications
Friday, November 13, 2020


Notice to the Public of Telephone or Video Conferencing: Pursuant to Governor Abbott's Temporary Modification of Open Meetings Laws issued March 16, 2020 to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings, this meeting may be conducted via telephone conference or video conference. As  such, the open forum meeting has changed to comply with the orders by Gov. Abbott, Waller County and other health authorities including the Centers for Disease Control. The Board President, presiding officer  or trustees may not be physically present at one location but a quorum will be required for the meeting.

Notice of Special Meeting - The Board of Trustees, Royal Independent School District  

PDF Version of Meeting Notice and Meeting Agenda

The special board meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 and will occur through free video conference. 

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Access to the video conference is available via Zoom at and at Access to the agenda documents will be available the day of the meeting on the RISD website. 

Individuals who wish to participate in the public comment portion of the meeting may do so by signing up in advance of the meeting. To sign up to speak, that individual must send an email to by 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 16, 2020, with your name, specific topic of discussion, and a phone number. Please also include your mailing address, designate whether you reside in Royal ISD and if you have children in Royal ISD Schools. At the outset of the public forum, the first 10 speakers to sign up will be called individually on the number provided and allowed to speak to the Board, audio only. If the call is unanswered after two attempts, we will move to the next speaker. Please note that participation in public comment will remain governed by Royal ISD Board Policy BED. A recording of this Special Board Meeting shall be made and an archived copy will be available on the Internet for not less than two years.  

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

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If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f). Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. [See BEC(LEGAL)]

The notice for this meeting was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meeting Act on:

Meeting notices were posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm on the Royal ISD website.