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Public Participation

Public Forum

At a regular Board meeting, the Board shall permit Public comment, regardless, of whether the topic is an item on the agenda posted. At all other Board meetings, public comment shall be limited to items on the agenda posted. Individuals who wish to participate during this portion of the meeting shall complete a form available at the meeting, and given to the presiding officer or designee before the meeting begins as specified in the Board’s procedures on public comment. The form should indicate the agenda item or topic on which they wish to address the Board.

Limit Participation

Audience participation is limited to the portion of the meeting designated to receive public comment in accordance with this policy. At all other times during Board meetings, the audience shall not enter into discussion or debate on matters being considered by the Board, unless recognized by the presiding officer. No presentation shall exceed three (3) minutes.

Board Response

Specific information or recitation of existing policy may be furnished in repose to inquiries, but the Board shall not deliberate or decide regarding any subject that is not included on the agenda posted with notice of the meeting.


To submit formal complaints, identify the item as Public Complaint, Student/Parent Complaint, or Employee Complaint, and fill out the proper forms included in the Grievances/Complaints packet available at Silsbee ISD administration building located at 415 Highway 327 West, or from the principal's office at any of the campuses.

Read the packet of information and follow the steps outlined in the board policy that is included in the packet.