The Mason City Schools Board of Education always welcomes the public
to attend board meetings, and there is a special time set aside at each
meeting to share concerns or good news.
are encouraged to speak to the Board during the “Hearing of the Public”
section of the meeting. All you need to do is sign the attendance sheet,
fill out and return a "Request to Speak" form and state your name
before speaking. If you would like your comments recorded in the
minutes, simply submit a written copy of your comments.
school board generally meets two times every month. Meetings typically
begin at 7 p.m. in the Mason High School Harvard Room, 6100 S.
Mason-Montgomery Road. Call 513-398-0474 ext. 20118 to confirm meeting dates.
members can view Mason City Schools Board meetings on community
television. These meetings can be seen on Time Warner channel 8 on
Saturdays at 12:30 PM, Mondays at 9:00 AM, and Thursdays at 7:00 PM. Streaming video of recent meetings can be seen on ICRC TV.
all meetings are open to the public, the board may call an executive
session (or closed-door session) during a meeting to discuss personnel,
property purchases, pending legal action, employee negotiations and
security. These meetings are for discussion only, and the board will
reconvene to a public session to vote on an issue, if needed, or adjourn
the meeting. The Board may call special meetings if the need arises,
with adequate notice given to each member, as well as the media.
Adequate notice is generally at a minimum of 24 hours.