Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to Hold Electronic Called Meeting; Cancels Work Session

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – By Executive Order Number 16 issued by Governor Bill Lee on March 20, 2020, the Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a special called meeting electronically on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Members of the Board may attend the meeting electronically, including, but not limited to, telephonically. The physical location of the meeting is in the Tennessee Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center400 Clinchfield Street, third floor, downtown Kingsport. 

The purpose of this electronic special called meeting is to make a determination that meeting electronically is necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, consider approval for the use of stockpiled days from the 2019-20 school calendar, and to consider approval of a compensation plan for KCS employees during the COVID-19 school closure. The agenda can be accessed at the following link -  https://go.boarddocs.com/tn/kingscs/Board.nsf/vpublic?open. The regularly scheduled Board Work Session has been cancelled.

In light of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to help prevent its spread and in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, there will be no physical access permitted by the public at the physical location of the meeting. The meeting will be conducted electronically, and members of the public can attend and listen to the meeting electronically via www.k12k.com - Homepage - Latest News or watch live on our KCS Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/KptSchools). Alternatively, the audio archive of the meeting will be available at www.k12k.com - Board - Board Schedule & Notes within two (2) business days of the meeting. 

Board members are not required to be physically present together. Board members attending the meeting by electronic means will be counted in the quorum and will be entitled to vote. All votes will be taken by roll call.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.


For more information on KCS, visit www.k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, download our mobile app for Apple/Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), Instagram (@kcs_district), LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools), and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).  

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