Opportunity for Public Comment

In accordance with Public Act 91-0715, an opportunity for the public to offer comment to the Board will be placed on the Agenda for each meeting. Comment will be limited to three (3) minutes. Persons wishing to address the Board further should do so in accordance with the procedure as listed below. The ruling of the Board Chair will prevail. 

As adopted Nov. 19, 2020.

Procedure for Requests to Address the Board

From:  Board Regulations, Section I. F. 3. Presentations

3.  Presentations

    a.    Persons seeking to address the Board are encouraged to notify the President at least forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting.

The request shall include:

  1. the name, address and phone number of the person wishing to speak
  2. the name of the group represented
  3. a summary of the presentation

     b.     When the number of requests to address the Board at a given session exceeds the time available, requests will be approved based on the date the written request was received by the President. In addition, preference will be given to subject matters that relate to the agenda for the relevant Board meeting and to avoid repetitiveness.

Please send your public comment requests to the assistant secretary to the Board of Trustees at public-comment@neiu.edu.