BOE to hold executive session-only meeting Thurs. at 7 p.m.

The Menands Board of Education will hold a special executive session-only meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss collective bargaining for district employees who have individual employment contracts.

A livestream will be available, but the board will immediately go into executive session, which is not public.

If you are unable to attend, a recording of the meeting will be made available on our board page.

Tech Tips

  • If you using a mobile device to attend the meeting, please download the Cisco WebEx App.
  • If you experience issues joining the meeting using the WebEx app or desktop extension, please try the “Join by browser” feature underneath the “Join Now” button. “Join by browser” is a separate button, even though it doesn’t look like it. Chrome or Firefox are recommended.
    Join by Browser
  • If you join the meeting but cannot hear it, please be sure to enable audio on your device by tapping the icon that looks like a phone.
    Allow Audio Button
  • You can join the meeting by phone. Call 1-415-655-0001 and enter the event number (173 898 7770).

Public comment

Submissions for public comment can be emailed to

As with in-person board meetings, public comments should adhere to the guidelines set forth in our board policy regarding public participation at meetings. Those wishing to submit a comment are asked to identify themselves and any organization they are representing, if applicable.

Given the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we plan to conduct all board meetings remotely for the time being.