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Board of Directors

General Information:

 

Board Meetings

The Westgate Board of Directors meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at 12500 Washington Street, Thornton.  Enter through the main doors on the south side of the building.

 

Agendas are posted at least 24 hours in advance.  Board meetings are open to the public.  There is an open mic opportunity at the beginning of the meeting.

 

Board Minutes

Board Minutes are available for inspection during normal school office hours, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. on school days. Electronic copies of the minutes since June 2011 are available in the Minutes folder on this page.

 

Westgate Board of Directors Sunshine List

The Westgate Board of Directors 2016–2017 calendar of open and noticed meetings, including the date and time of meetings, is posted in hard copy at the Westgate Community School Front Desk. The calendar is updated every June for the following school year. The open and noticed meeting calendar is also available electronically, under the Board of Directors section of the Westgate Community School official website (http://www.westgateschool.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=619185&type=d&pREC_ID=1080682).  

In addition to both the hard copy and electronic versions of the Board of Directors open and noticed meeting calendar, and pursuant to Section 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, Colorado Sunshine Law, Open Meetings Law (C.R.S. §24-6-402(7)), the Westgate Board of Directors is also requesting that any member of the Westgate Community who wishes to be specifically notified of each Board of Directors open and noticed meeting, separate from and in addition to hard copy and electronic availability of the posted meeting calendar, should request addition to the Westgate Board of Directors Sunshine List by emailing the Board of Directors Secretary, Melanie Medeiros, at melanie.medeiros@westgateschool.org.  Reasonable advance notification will be made via email unless otherwise requested. Membership to the Westgate Board of Directors Sunshine List is good for two years, after which time each member must request to remain on the list. Notices regarding addition to the Westgate Board of Directors Sunshine List will be sent in January of each calendar year.

If you have any questions regarding the Westgate Board of Directors Sunshine List, please email the Board of Directors Secretary, Melanie Medeiros, at melanie.medeiros@westgateschool.org.

Annual Asbestos Notification

In compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), Westgate Community School is required annually to inform all parents, teachers and staff as to the availability of our asbestos management plan as well as any activities which have taken place in the previous year.

A periodic surveillance of asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) is performed at Westgate every six months. A complete re-inspection of Westgate is completed every three years and was last completed in August 2015. No asbestos containing materials have been disturbed or removed in the last year.

Information about these inspections is included in the AHERA Asbestos Management Plan which can be found in Westgate’s Business Office.