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Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jon Holmen to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. They announced their decision on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District has been following guidance from Public Health in an effort to stay open as long as possible. In light of the current information shared today by our elected officials, we believe it is time to plan for alternative ways to serve our community and families. 

In collaboration with our School Board of Directors and our Lake Washington Education Association, we have made the decision to close all schools from March 12 through March 27, and re-evaluate any further closures during that time. 

In light of today’s news about a King County resident’s death related to the Coronavirus (or COVID-19), and that additional cases are anticipated, we wanted to reach out to share what Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is doing to monitor and prepare for a potential increase in frequency of the Coronavirus in our schools.  

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    Quorum

    Policy type: Operational Governance Policies
    Policy code: OGP-04

    A majority of the members of the board present at a meeting shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of a regular meeting. “Present” or “in attendance” is defined as either physically present or present via a telecommunication platform as described below. When a quorum of three are present at any meeting, it shall be the practice to defer to another meeting any action which lacks unanimous concurrence. Should there be less than three members of the board present at a regular meeting, a time for the adjourned meeting shall be set by the members present, and such adjourned meetings shall be deemed a regular meeting. Adequate notice of the adjourned meeting shall be given to the absentee members.

    Board members are not required to be physically present to attend a board meeting. Any or all board members may attend a board meeting and vote via any communication platform—including videoconference or teleconference-- that provides, at a minimum, simultaneous aural communication between those present.

    Adopted:
    02/10/20

    Legal References:  
    RCW 28A.320 Provisions applicable to all districts
    RCW.28A.330.100 Additional powers of the Board
    RCW 28A.343.390 Directors – Quorum
    RCW 28A 42.30 Open Public Meetings Act

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