Section I – General

Pursuant to Idaho Statute §33-5213(2)

  1. Submission of Meeting Materials
    1. Definition of Meeting Materials: For purposes of this section, meeting materials are defined as documents provided by new charter petitioners or charter holders for consideration by the Public Charter School Commission (PCSC) at regular or special PCSC meetings.

      Documents submitted in accordance with the renewal process described in Section V of this policy are exempt from the deadlines described in this section.

      Public comments are not considered meeting materials and are exempt from the deadlines described in this section.

    2. Regular Meeting Materials Deadline: Materials to be considered at a regular meeting must be received by the PCSC office no later than 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time thirty (30) calendar days prior to the meeting date. Additional or revised materials will be received after this deadline only upon the specific direction of PCSC staff.
    3. Special Meeting Materials Deadline: Materials to be considered at a special meeting of the PCSC must be received by the PCSC office no later than 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time three (3) days prior to the meeting date. Additional or revised materials may be received after this deadline upon the specific direction of PCSC staff.
    4. Meeting Materials Format: Meeting materials must be submitted electronically via electronic mail, web-based file-sharing services, portable data storage device, or secure server provided by the PCSC office. Documents must be combined into the smallest possible number of files and be submitted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF. Completed budget templates must be submitted in Excel. Materials submitted in or as more than five (5) separate electronic files will not be accepted, except as specifically directed, in advance, by PCSC staff.
    5. Additional Materials and Handouts: Additional materials or handouts may be accepted at PCSC meetings at the discretion of the chair.