August 9, 2022 Board of Education Meeting

Infographic highlighting details of the August Board meeting.

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The Board will meet in the cafeteria of the Dennett Road Educational Complex. The meeting is open to the public and will be live-streamed for public review.

Public comment for the August Board Meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m., after which time the Board of Education will meet in executive session until 5:50 p.m. The Board of Education will reconvene for public session from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Staff will present grade band alignment recommendations for the Broad Ford / Southern Middle and Southern Garrett High Schools and Grimm and Parker Architects will present recommended educational facilities plans for Southern Middle School and Southern Garrett High School at the meeting. Time is set aside during the public session for the hearing of constituents after these presentations at approximately 7:30 p.m. Please note, that this time is approximate and public comment may be adjusted based on the timing of the presentations.


Topics excluded from Public Comment include:

  • Individual personnel issues
  • Comments identifying individual students or staff members
  • Matters that are on appeal or may be appealed
  • Topics for which the Board schedules formal public hearings
  • Advertising or solicitation for products and/or services

The agenda for the Public Session can be accessed on the Garrett County Public Schools website (go to the Board of Education page and select the link to Agenda). It can also be accessed at BoardDocs. The agenda is not considered final until the Board takes action to accept it at the start of each meeting.

Part or all of the meeting may be closed pursuant to the General Provision §3-305 of the State Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.