Hamden Public Schools District Policies

9350 - Public Hearings

A delegation will mean any person or group of people who want to appear before the Board of Education for a hearing. A delegation must make a written application to the Board of Education for such a hearing. 

All requests for public hearings to come before the Board of Education shall be presented to the Superintendent of Schools and the Chairperson of the Board in writing, stating clearly and definitely the purpose(s) of such requests and the action(s) desired thereon.  All applications for hearing will be presented to the Board at the next meeting for approval or rejection.  Failure to adhere to these standards shall be reason for the Board to reject the request for hearing. 

Delegations of more than one person will appoint a spokesman who will be allowed thirty (30) minutes for discussion, which can be extended at the discretion of the Board. 

Petitions requiring additional time or involving considerable detail must be submitted to the Board of Education Office before the scheduled hearing and in writing. 


Bylaw adopted by the Board: October 14, 1997 

Hamden Public Schools     Hamden, Connecticut