Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees
AISD Board Meetings
The AISD Board of Trustees meets on the first, second, and fourth Monday evenings of the month, except July. Public meetings are held in the Board Auditorium of the Carruth Administration Center, 1111 West Sixth Street, Room B100. Board Meetings are generally scheduled as follows: Dialogue Meeting, first Monday; Work Session, second Monday; Regular Meeting, fourth Monday. Work Sessions and Regular Meetings are cablecast live on AISD Cable Channel 22 and are periodically re-cablecast. Most Board meetings are open to the public, within the limits of the Texas Open Meetings Act; however, parts of meetings, such as consideration of real estate transactions, personnel matters, student hearings, and legal matters, may be closed to the public. Agendas for all Board meetings will be available to the public online at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.
Public Comment Policy
Members of the community are invited to address the AISD Board during the public comment period at regularly scheduled Board meetings. Each speaker is limited to two minutes, with a limit of 30 speakers.
Those who wish to speak during Public Comment may sign up on the Friday before the meeting and on the day of the meeting. Members of the community are invited to address the AISD Board during the public comment period at regularly scheduled Board meetings. Each speaker is limited to two minutes, with a limit of 30 speakers.
Every Regular Board Meeting includes 70 minutes for Public Comment. Each speaker is allotted two minutes. This allows up to 30 speakers to address the Board about the issue of their choice. Speakers are called in the order in which they signed up. If you wish to speak during Public Comment, you may sign up by phone or in person. You may sign up from 1-4:45 p.m. the Friday before a Regular Board meeting and 7:45 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. * the day of the Regular Board Meeting *From 4:45 – 7:00 p.m., sign up is in person only.
For phone registration sign up, call 512-414-4411. You can sign up in the Superintendent's Office (Room A250) during regular business hours of 7:45 am to 4:45 pm or in the Board Auditorium between 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm.
Speakers will be asked to provide the following information: The subject to be addressed, speaker’s name, telephone number, and, if applicable, the group or organization the speaker represents. An individual may not sign up for another person, nor can speakers exchange time or yield time to others.
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