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PUSD Jan 5 Town Hall - Televised or not?

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec 30, 2009

In the agenda for the special PUSD Board meeting on Tue Jan 5 titled Budget and Alternative Funding Source Community Forum, there is no mention of the meeting being recorded (Web Link). All Board meetings typically have a block message at the top of the agenda which says "This meeting is being televised, recorded and webcast." The Jan 5 meeting agenda does not have it.
PUSD was able to record/produce a similar meeting at the AVHS multipurpose room in early 2009.
Why not now?
Is this just a simple copy/paste mistake in the agenda? Or a purposeful decision on someone's part?
Trustees Hintzke and Ott, champions of an educated voter, should make sure that all the upcoming budget meetings utilize all means of community outreach possible.

Comments (4)

Posted by Emily West, Features Editor
on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:42 am

Emily West is a registered user.

It doesn't look like it will be televised live, since it's in the Amador library, which doesn't have the same camera set up as the board room. I was unable to get confirmation yesterday of it being recorded and rebroadcast on TV30, which has happened in the past at these types of meetings. Confirmation may not be available until Jan. 4 because of people are out on vacation.

Posted by Nancy, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:04 pm

I would surmise it is intentional that the BUDGET meeting NOT be held in a room that might allow recording !

Posted by Dark Corners of Town, a resident of Country Fair
on Jan 4, 2010 at 7:24 pm

Emily - Were you able to get confirmation of the meeting being recorded and webcast/rebroadcast? Thanks.

Posted by Dark Corners of Town, a resident of Country Fair
on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:02 am

PUSD did not appear to record this community meeting. PUSD promised to make available all questions that were asked and answers to those questions.

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